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4S-041-007 OO GAUGE LARGE PRAIRIE 6167 LINED GREEN LATE CREST BUNKER STEPS ERA 4

£135.00

4S-041-007 OO GAUGE LARGE PRAIRIE 6167 LINED GREEN LATE CREST BUNKER STEPS ERA 4

Description

Locomotive background Information

The 5101 class of large prairie locomotives were updated versions of the 3100 class and built between 1929 and 1939 which included the 6100 series, with a higher boiler pressure and designed for London suburban services. The final locomotives were built between 1946 and 1949 with the last twenty not receiving Great Western livery.

General Specification

Many original GA drawings were used in the development of these accurate and authentic models. To portray these locomotives over their lifetime the following details will be available where they are applicable through the addition of many separately added details

  • Two different styles of safety valve cover
  • Bunker lamp bracket shield Smoke box top mounted lamp bracket
  • Smoke box door mounted lamp bracket for B.R. period
  • Smoke box number plate for B.R. period
  • Separately fitted top feed pipes and hand rails
  • Separately fitted  lifting rings
  • Screw down and flip top water filler covers
  • With and without cab side shutters

Dapol’s expertise in tool planning and design has allowed for other desirable Prairie variations to modelled at later dates such as the 3100, later 5100 and the 8100 prairies to be produced