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5 inch gauge "Marie E" with braked driving truck - stock code 8177

A 5 inch gauge "Marie E", the work of a model engineer with an interest in Don Young's smaller locomotive designs for this gauge - we have his "Rail Motor" as well.

An older engine that has seen a good deal of club running, complete with a convertible raised/ground level braked bogie driving truck, incorporating a water tank and hand pump.

Paintwork is something of an acquired taste - it looks to have been done with three different pots of polyurethane and a lolly stick. Given the "running restoration" nature of the locomotive, a repaint probably needs to go on the job list.

The engine turns over freely, runs on air and boiler is warrantied sound - it's had a hydraulic test in recent weeks with certificate issued for same.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 24 + 14
width/inches 10
height/inches 19
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
lubricator type displacement with sight feed
boiler number SF107816
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 20/Feb/23
fusible plug no
whistle yes