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Part-built 2 1/2 inch gauge 3 cylinder LMS tank - stock code 3986

A part-built tank engine to LBSCs design for an LMS three-cylinder 2-6-4T published in English Mechanics in 1936 it has been built by a talented and prolific engineer with many engines and several dozen boilers to his credit (including the part-built Molly, Firefly and GWR 42xx currently in stock).

Work to date is to a good standard and comprises a rolling chassis with gunmetal cylinders machined and fitted, lubricator beneath footplate and much platework including cab, tanks and bunker.

There is a silver-soldered copper boiler, again built to a good standard.
Complete with copies of the original construction articles, a GA drawing and some builders notes.
Length 26 inches

gauge 2 1/2 inch