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Freelance 5 inch gauge 0-4-0ST - stock code 3559

A large 5 inch gauge freelance saddle tank, similar in size to a 7 1/4 inch gauge engine. It has been stripped for restoration, the chassis has been painted and reassembled - there's a clip of it running on air in the workshop here.

Cylinders are fitted with slide valves, actuated by Walschaert's gear with pole reverser. Hydrostatic lubricator with sight feeder. Boiler feed by axle pump.

Boiler is slightly larger in diameter than a 7 1/4 inch gauge "Bridget", with the same size firebox.

Length 37 inches
Height 28 inches
Width 18 inches
Wheels 5 inch diameter

gauge 5 inch