1/8 scale model madras and southern mahratta railway
Model of 4-6-0 locomotive and tender for Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway; (scale 1:8)
This represents one of four standard 4-6-0 outside cylinder passenger locomotives of 5.5ft. gauge built by Kitson & Co in 1912. The model was made by workmen in the railway workshops at Perambur between 1920 and 1922.
The front end of the engine is supported on a bogie having wheels 43 inches in diameter, with a wheelbase of 7ft. A cow-catcher is fitted. The weight of the engine in working order is 67.3 tons, and it was capable of carrying 4000 gallons of water and 7.5 tons of coal.
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- Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway
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