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7 1/4 inch gauge "Holmside" 0-6-0T with driving truck - stock code 7698

A 7 1/4 inch gauge 0-6-0ST to Martin Evans' "Holmside" design, complete with a driving trolley. An older engine, it came from the builder's fmaily along with his Garratt traction engine which we sold late last year (there are pictures of it in the archive here)

Paintwork needs some retouching and the driving truck is not the finest looking one we've ever seen(!), however the engine runs well and could be used as is, with cosmetic improvement done as part of a rolling restoration project.

The design produces a large, powerful engine ideally suited to those wanting a standard gauge prototype for club running.
gauge 7 1/4 inch
length/inches 49
width/inches 14
height/inches 20
wheel material cast iron
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
lubricator type displacement
injector(s) 2
boiler number 7698
year built 2000
boiler maker non-commercial
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver-soldered
hydraulic test valid to 14-Nov-21
steam test valid to 16-Jan-19
superheater(s) 2
superheater type flue tube
fusible plug yes
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
whistle yes