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5 inch gauge Liverpool & Manchester "Lion" - stock code 6944

A 5 inch gauge Liverpool & Manchester "Lion" (or "Titfield Thunderbolt" if you're of my generation), built to the LBSC design although with slip eccentric rather than the fragile gab gear - he described both in his "words & music".

Silver soldered copper boiler, 80psi working pressure, feed by axle pump with auxiliary hand pump in the tender. Twin spring type safety valves, masquerading as Salters. Gunmetal cylinders with slide valves, mechanical lubricator.

Boiler is sound, the chassis runs somewhat asthmatically - we suspect the pistons need repacking.

gauge 5 inch
boiler number 1A01
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1