An unusual model, a 3 ½ inch gauge version of
Churchward’s 42xx 2-8-0 tank locomotive, built for heavy freight in the
South Wales coal fields.
Work to date comprises a substantially complete chassis
with gunmetal cylinders, valve gear fitted. Much of the platework is done,
including side tanks, cab and bunker, smokebox is fitted.
There is a silver-soldered copper boiler, by the same
builder as the part-built “Molly” and 2 ½ inch gauge LMS 2-6-4T currently
Complete with a general arrangement drawing and some original builder’s notes.
|gauge||3 1/2 inch|