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Part-built 7 1/4 inch gauge "Midge" - stock code 4129

A well-advanced Great Western 11xx tank engine to Gentry's "Midge" design, comprising a substantially complete chassis and copper boiler with a test certificate for a hydraulic test done in 2004 – there are a complete set of the Dick Stocking drawings, updated from (and considerably easier to read than) the originals.

I particularly like this design, I think it is a good-looking engine in its own way, they go well and, with robustly proportioned valve gear and bearings, are robust and easy to maintain. I've had several come through over the years, there are some pictures of a good one in the archive.

gauge 7 1/4 inch