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5 inch gauge "Simplex" 0-6-0T - stock code 7260

An older 5 inch gauge Simplex, runs on air and boiler has had a twice working pressure hydraulic test. Motionwork and valve gear is grubby with some surface rust, paintwork is tired. An engine that could be run and improved over winter.

Silver soldered copper boiler, 90psi working pressure, single element flue tube superheater, feed by injector and axle pump with auxiliary hand pump. Cast iron cylinders with slide valves actuated by Walschaerts gear, screw reverser. Mechanical lubricator.

gauge 5 inch
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
fusible plug no