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7 1/4 inch gauge LSWR B4 0-4-0T - stock code 7551

An Adams B4 0-4-0T, built for dock shunting at the end of the nineteenth century, there's one preservered on the Bluebell Railway. This one has come to us from the builder, a highly prolific engineer who has built locomotives and traction engines (we've just sold his 3 inch scale Foster), restored cars, rebuilt tractors - and is currently working on a pair of 7 1/4 inch gauge vertical boiler locomotives simultaneously.

This one is mechanically pretty reasonable - it's had regular club running over the years - and paintwork is presentable. Boiler has a leak around the firehole door - possibly since new from the look of it - which will need the footplate removing to get at.

gauge 7 1/4 inch
injector(s) 1
boiler number 542-7929
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
superheater(s) 2
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1
whistle yes