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Part-built 3 1/2 inch gauge "Northumbrian" - stock code 9101

A 3 1/2 inch gauge "Northumbrian", Tony Weale's update on LBSC's "Rainhill" design, complete with drawings for both designs and copies of the construction series from "Engineering in Miniature" magazine.

Work to date comprises rolling chassis and tender along with a box of parts including machined cylinder sets, connecting rods and some boiler fittings.

The commercially built silver soldered by is by Western Steam, a finely made thing complete with manufacturer's documentation and initial hydraulic test certificate.

gauge 3 1/2 inch
length/inches 13 + 9
width/inches 5
height/inches 10
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain
cylinder material gunmetal
valve type slide
valve gear slip eccentric
boiler number WSME.744.02.12.H.V.S
year built 2012
boiler maker Western Steam
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
mechanical pump axle