A historic engine, this is the very first "Romulus" ever built to Roger Marsh's then-new design in 1975. The work of Geoff Oughton, he set a high standard for others to follow - this one is certainly the finest example we've ever had. Beautifully built in the first place, it was fully overhauled in 2005 when a new boiler was fitted - it ran for one season after the overhaul, since when it has been in storage.
Welded steel boiler with expanded tubes, 100psi working pressure. Feed by twin injectors and steam pump. Cast iron cylinders with slide valves actuated by Hackworth valve gear with pole reverser in cab. Mechanical twin ram lubricator.
One of those engines where the pictures probably speak more eloquently than my ramblings - suffice to say the engine is in first class mechanical order with excellent paintwork, boiler is as-new.
Overall length 90 inches
Weight approx 6cwt
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