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5 inch gauge part-built GWR "Manor" - stock code 8840

A well-advanced 5 inch gauge GWR 4-6-0 to Martin Evans' "Torquay Manor" design.

Work to date comprises a rolling chassis complete with cylinders; valve gear machined and fitted including eccentric straps and sheaves, rods and expansion links; a silver soldered copper boiler and a complete and painted tender.

Boiler has had a twice working pressure hydraulic test with certificate issued for same.

Complete with a quantity of parts, including laser-cut platework for cab and running boards; name and cabside plates; finely detailed cab fittings including water gauge and brake valve; TIG-welded stainless steel superheater elements and a smokebox assembly complete with front ring, door and chimney.

The engine has come to us with a large collection of documentation and literature, including copies of construction articles, DVDs featuring the full-sized engines, builder's photographs of construction to date inclding the boiler

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 37.5+26
width/inches 10
height/inches 9
wheel material cast iron
cylinder material cast iron
working pressure/psi 90
hydraulic test valid to 22/Jan/2024