7 1/4 Inch Gauge 3150 Large Prairie Tank engine

7 1/4 Inch Gauge 3150 Large Prairie Tank engine

Ref: 7 1/4 inch gauge Prairie

A 7 1/4 inch gauge GWR 31XX "Large Prairie", Collet's  excellent  design The Prairie tanks introduced by Churchward in the early part of the twentieth century became commendable locomotive through out their working life . 

 

This is one of a batch of eight locomotives built by the late, great Keith Wilson. both of locomotives and designs - usually beautifully written up and serialised in "Model Engineer" magazine - he produced several batches of engines. Usually Great Western, they included amongst others a pair of 47XX 2-8-0s in 10 1/4 inch gauge  and a batch of six 7 1/4 inch gauge Kings.

Six of the Prairies had commercial boilers; two had boilers by the builder, including this engine which he kept for himself. , this engine has been rebuilt and Professional painted and much more added detail. do have  a video of it steaming.

Very attractive locomotive runs exceptional  combining a boiler which never seems to stop making steam with a chassis parsimonious in its use of it.

  • Professional boiler with Super Heaters
  • x steam Injectors
  • Vacuum brakes through fitting
  • Hydrostatic oil lubrication
  • Automatic Steam operated Drain Cocks
  • locomotive Hand Brake
  • Whislte
  • Detailed back Head.

 

 

Details

Reference:7 1/4 inch gauge Prairie
Model Number:SD.55
Gauge:7 1/4 inch gauge
Boiler Certificate:yes
Steam Test:yes
Hydraulic Test:yes
7 1/4 inch gauge Prairie
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