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5 inch gauge
V63
GN carrying wheels.

Trailing wheels for GN No. 1 until rebuilt in 1880 with 4′ 7″ trailing wheels.

4′ 1″ diam., 12 rectangular spokes, rectangular inner rim, apparent tread 3½″, tyre width 5¼″.
Hub 13″ face dia., 2″ out from the tyre.

Sources: measurements direct from preserved loco No. 1 at NRM, York, June 1995.
The Stirling Singles, Leech and Body, David and Charles (1965), fig 139, photo.
Great Northern Locomotive History, RCTS., vol. 2 page 164. (Wheel diameters).

Casting: 110.2 mm tread dia., 93.7 i/d., hub 4.5 mm out from the tyre.

Casting prices and stock . 5 inch gauge loco sets, price list

Scan of a casting in a set for a GN 4-2-2 with prototype photographs.

Scan of casting V63

Cross section diagram of casting V63


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