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5 inch gauge "Metre Maid" 0-6-0ST - stock code 8639

A finely made "Metre Maid", the 0-6-0 variant of "Sweet Pea", unpainted and unsteamed from new.

The work of a talented engineer, we have several of his engines including a 3 inch Burrell, 5 inch gauge Simplex and 3 1/2 inch gauge "Rob Roy" - all built to a similar standard.

There is some light surface rust on the engine and tender wheels from storage, it's in otherwise as-new condition.

Fit and finish of machined components is to a high standard, platework has been crisply executed.

The copper boiler is silver soldered throughout, a finely made thing with neat flanging and good solder penetration. It's had a twice working pressure shell test at 180psi for 90psi working pressure, with certificate issued for same.

Grate and backhead assembly is all in stainless steel.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 31 + 15
width/inches 13
height/inches 17
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Hackworth
reverser type pole
lubricator type mechanical
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type marine
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 2/Jul/23
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1 x axle
hand pump 1
whistle yes