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5 inch gauge part-built "Leander" - stock code 2887

A part-built 5 inch gauge LMS "Jubilee", built to Martin Evans' "Leander" design. Work to date comprises:

  • Main frames erected with buffer beams, stretchers, horns, needle-roller axle boxes and hornstays

  • Smokebox, door and chimney

  • Machine driving wheels

  • Crank axle

  • Outside cylinders in cast iron, machined

  • Front bogies part-complete with frames, axleboxes, horns and wheels

  • Silver-soldered copper boiler, built to a good standard, 90% complete. Requires foundation ring soldering in and firebox stays

  • Tender frames, horns and axleboxes, buffer beams

In addition there is a large quantity of machined parts and a part set of drawings, missing sheets 3, 8 & 10.

Castings and drawings for this engine are available from Reeves.

gauge 5 inch