Accucraft UK - 1:19 'Cranmore' Peckett 0-4-0ST

Accucraft UK - 1:19 'Cranmore' Peckett 0-4-0ST

Accucraft UK - Much encouraged by the good reception of our Quarry Hunslet and the almost complete sell-out of those little locomotives, we are delighted to announce our next ‘small’ 16mm Scale engine, the delightfully proportioned ‘Cranmore’ type Peckett 0-4-0ST. Peckett & Sons of Bristol had long been renowned for producing industrial tank engines, many of them small saddle tanks, and the ‘Cranmore’ type had its origins in an 0-4-0 saddle tank version of the special 7×10” cylinder design, Works No.1030 of 1904 Gamecock which would be later be referred to as a ‘Cranmore Class’. The order was placed by the Mendip Granite & Ashphalte Co. for its 2’ gauge line connecting the quarry to Cranmore Station on the GWR and after its career there it was scrapped, although it is not known when. Small numbers of this type continued to be built, mainly for export and one (Works No. 1711 of 1926) was bought by the Metropolitan Gas Co., Melbourne, Australia, named Sir John Grice in 1928. Withdrawn in 1941 it was sold in 1962, joining the Whistle Stop Amusement Park, Frankston in 1965. The 2’ 6” gauge locomotive later moved to the Puffing Billy Railway in 1974 as a static exhibit but restoration started in 1978 and it was returned to service in 1981 painted light green with yellow lining.

 

The model is gauge-adjustable (32mm and 45mm), gas-fired and fitted with a water top up valve (hidden under the tank filler), water gauge with blow-down valve, lubricator and pressure gauge; constructed of stainless steel and etched brass with a copper boiler, the model will, as usual, be covered by our two-year warranty. As ever, we’d like to thank David Fletcher for his superb drawings, illustrating the livery options. In response to customer requests, we will be supplying the model with two domes, the factory original (ogee) pattern and the simpler Australian type. The locomotive is fitted with Accucraft chopper couplings.

  • Specifications

    Scale: 16mm to 1 foot (1:19)
    Gauge: 32mm or 45mm (adjustable)
    Length: 196mm
    Width: 100mm
    Height: 136mm
    Boiler: Centre Flue
    Working Pressure: 60psi
    Weight: TBC
    Minimum Radius: 600mm (2 feet)
    Reversing Gear: Piston type, reverse by lever in the cab
    Valve Gear: Simulated Stephenson’s link
    Fuel: Butane Gas
    Boiler Fittings: Safety valve, pressure gauge, water gauge with blow-down valve
    Cab Controls: Steam regulator, gas regulator, reverse lever, lubricator
    Sir John Grice nameplates (supplied loose)

  • Models

    S19-38A Cranmore Peckett 0-4-0ST in Lined Light Green (Sir John Grice)
    S19-38B Cranmore Peckett 0-4-0ST in Lined Dark Green
    S19-38C Cranmore Peckett 0-4-0ST in Lined Maroon
    S19-38D Cranmore Peckett 0-4-0ST in Lined Blue
    S19-38E Cranmore Peckett 0-4-0ST in Plain Black

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$1,795.00Price