7 1/4" Gauge R1 "Southern Tank Engine" 0-6-0, Live Steam,
Our model faithfully reproduces this engine in 7 1/4 Inch gauge, with all the style and Victorian elegance of the original. It has a copper TIG Welded boiler with both hand and crosshead pumps. There is a screw regulator mounted in the smoke box. Steam from the boiler is superheated and then fed into a cast iron cylinder block mounted between the frames.
There are two cylinders with piston valves operated by Stephensons link valve gear. A displacement lubricator is mounted under the front footplate, other fittings include whistle, water and pressure gauges, blower, boiler blow down etc. This Large and capable model is made for hauling, with a dry weight of 118kg it has the power to match its looks.