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Part-built 1 inch scale Minnie traction engine - stock code 2830

Part-built freelance traction engine to Len Mason's "Minnie" design. Work to date comprises:

  • Copper boiler, brazed and silver soldered construction

  • Hornplates

  • Wheels

  • Complete set of gearing

  • Cylinder block machined, piston, valve and regulator fitted

  • Smokebox, perch bracket & front axle

  • Flywheel machined

  • Crankshaft machined and fitted

  • Connecting rod part machined, complete with split big end bearings

  • Rear axle and winch drum

There is a quantity of part-machined components and castings, including:

  • Eccentric straps

  • Water pump

  • Chimney and base

  • Firehole door

  • Grate

There is a complete set of drawings in good condition and a well-thumbed copy of the Mason book detailing construction.

Length 16 inches

scale 1 1/2 inch & smaller