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5 inch gauge Rail Motor - stock code 5476

A 5 inch gauge "Rail Motor", built by a millwright to Don Young's popular "No.1" design - it came in recently from the builder's son (himself now retired). Boiler is by Chambers, copper, all silver-soldered with original certificate and club certificates until 2004, it's last test. The engine last ran in 2005 since when it has been unused. The owner reports that the boiler has been tested out of the frames by his club since 2005 and found to be sound, although there are leaks from a variety of fittings and pipework which require attention.

Complete with the set of drawings it was built from and a well-made fitted crate.

gauge 5 inch