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Part-built 3 1/2 inch gauge LMS 2-6-4T - stock code 8402

An early stage 3 1/2 inch gauge LMS 2-6-4T to Martin Evans' "Jubilee" design using Reeves castings.

Work to date comprises a rolling chassis with smokebox and copper boiler, there is a quantity of unmachined castings in gunmetal and iron, along with a stainless steel grate.

Machining work is done to a good standard, crisply done with good fit and finish. Pump eccentric straps and sheaves are machined and fitted.

The boiler has been neatly flanged, silver solder shows good penetration, firebox stays are all calked.

Drawings and castings are available from Blackgates Engineering.

gauge 3 1/2 inch
length/inches 36
width/inches 6
height/inches 14
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
valve type slide
valve gear Walschaerts
CE mark n/a - non-commercial
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver-soldered