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Offline PJW

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Identification train
« on: December 20, 2018, 07:45:28 PM »
hi, Can anyone help me identify this train please?
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Re: Identification train
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2018, 07:51:03 PM »
:thinking:

Small driving wheels tells me it is a freight loco but that is as far as my knowledge of Choochoos goes   :shrug:

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Re: Identification train
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2018, 07:56:27 PM »
Hi again, it is 2.5in gauge and I could find nothing about it as the builder is no longer with us.
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Re: Identification train
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2018, 08:03:54 PM »

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Re: Identification train
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2018, 08:06:05 PM »
I wish I knew a lot more as I got a 3.5in LMS Black, train & tender, just needs a few bits put back on mainly in the cab and the brakes sorting out underneath. would like some advice on that one to get it complete.
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Re: Identification train
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2018, 08:14:04 PM »
Thank you Jasonb I am sure you are right, even the tender is the same, I needed to know as it is going on fleebay to fund my other two trains I bought a 3.5 in gauge LMS Black 5 and a 2.5in gauge LMS Black 5
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Re: Identification train
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2018, 09:49:58 PM »
Well, assuming it is not freelance, it will not be an LMS or GWR engine because it has a round-top, parallel boiler. There are two relevant published designs known to the 2-1/2" Gauge Association, viz:

http://www.n25ga.org/Designs/LNER%20Designs/Nigel%20Minor/Nigel%20Minor%20by%20Martin%20Evans.htm
http://www.n25ga.org/Designs/WD%20Designs/Austere%20Ada/Austere%20Ada%20by%20LBSC.htm

I think your model could be the 'Nigel Minor'.

If you are going to sell it you might do better to describe it as a locomotive. Not a train.
« Last Edit: December 20, 2018, 09:56:33 PM by ChuckKey »

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Re: Identification train
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2018, 10:35:59 PM »
I am sure it is the austere, I looked at your link ans all the measurements ad up just right, so both you and Jasonb are right, thank you both, not forgetting Jo, thank you again!!
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