5 Inch LMS Side Tank Locomotive
AN EXHIBITION AND AWARD WINNING 5 INCH GAUGE MODEL OF A NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY LIVE STEAM 0-6-0 DOCK SHUNTER SIDE TANK LOCOMOTIVE NO 16379 BUILT BY THE LATE MR RICHARD ARNOLD CASTLE OF WATFORD the silver soldered copper boiler having fine back-head fittings to include steam pressure gauge, regulator, water sight-glass, direction control quadrant with lever, simulated plank cab floor and other usual fittings. The chassis having twin outside cylinders with fitted drain cocks, Walschaerts valve gear and fluted motion. whistle, oiler systems. The model finished in black livery and ‘LMS’ to side tanks, swivel porthole windows, detailed rivet work, scale railway plates ‘North British Locomotive Coy. Ltd. 1917 No 21521 Hyde Park Works Glasgow, fitted steps, handrails, lamps, buffers and coupling chain. 71cm long, 24cm wide, 30cm high Boiler Details: The boiler was purchased from Western Steam Model Engineers of Bridgwater on the 9th of June 2000. Hydraulic test pressure 180 psi. Working pressure 90 psi. Number 002344.The model was built in 2003 and was awarded The Model Engineer Exhibition Silver Medal award. The model is sold together with a laminated copy of the award certificate.