A beautifully-built 5 inch gauge NY&HRR 4-4-0 to John
Clarkes well-regarded design, in fine mechanical order.
Silver soldered copper boiler with superheaters, 90 psi working pressure. Slide valves actuated by Stephensons gear with pole reverser in the cab, sight feed lubricator in cab.
The engine has had success in efficiency competitions in the past, winning the Birmingham Clubs event and placing 7th in IMLEC, no mean feat for a 4-4-0 (albeit one seriously ballasted, such that the locomotive itself is a substantial two-man lift).
The engine is well-painted and nicely detailed its
been sitting on a windowsill at the house for the last few months where its
been much-admired, Mrs P has now decided that she'd like to look at a
recently-arrived Royal Scot instead so this one is ready to go back on the
Complete with a pair of carrying crates for locomotive and
Hydraulic test @150psi, 10-5-2011, expires 9-5-2015