Fairlie steam locomotive model

Made:
1879 in England

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Model steam locomotive, scale 1:12, live steam, 0-6-6-0, double Fairlie locomotive, no. 284, 1879 on machined brass and mahogany bridge stand with integral turntables and rollers to demonstrate articulation when running, prototype not known but possibly built by Avonside of Bristol. Purchased by the Science Museum from Regent Street Polytechnic.

Details

Category:
Railway Models
Object Number:
1892-77
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and mahogany (wood)
Measurements:
overall: 700 mm x 2060 mm x 560 mm,
type:
steam locomotive
credit:
Polytechnic, Regent Street