My 040 Sweetpea Contractors Locomotive

040 Narrow Gauge Contractors Locomotive.
Designed By Jack Buckler.
Overall Length 31 1/4",
Overall Height 20 3/4",
Wheels 4 1/4" Dia.
Cylinders 1 1/2" Bore x 2" Stroke.
Weight in working order approximately 140lbs.
Described in "Engineering in Miniture" Vol 144 - 146.

Castings & Plans available from Blackgates Engineering

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Construction started 1991

Wheels fitted

Spring mounts

Boiler material purchased

Boiler & cab fitted

Front 1/4 view

Boiler now lagged

First outing at MRR 1994

First run

Removable ash pan & grate

Close up showing brick arch

In the cab

Back head

Drivers view

Cylinders & lubricator

Track side

Drivers truck

Video

New Grate 2001

Wastage of bars

Sweetpea's burn hot

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Last Updated on Dec 6, 2010 by Kiwicuz

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