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Part-built Minnie traction engine - stock code 1963

An early stage build of Len Mason's design for a 1 inch scale freelance traction engine "Minnie", comprising:

Complete set of drawings
Front end assembly complete - wheels, axle, perch bracket, smokebox with door, chimney and saddle
Tender in brass
Quantity of finished and part-finished spokes
Complete steering wheel, shaft, worm, chain shaft with brackets and steering chains
Hornplates with gunmetal bearings
Machined rear hubs
Winch drum and pawl
Machined cylinder block and valve chest
Safety valve assembly complete
Part completed mechanical lubricator with tank, operating lever and pawl
Material cut out for reversing lever and quadrant
Flywheel casting
Waterpump casting

Castings and a flanged boiler kit are still available for Minnie from both Reeves and Blackgates Engineering.

scale 1 1/2 inch & smaller