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1:22.6, Gauge 3
X289
LNWR Crampton 'Liverpool', leading wheel.

4′ 3″ diam., 12 rectangular spokes,very low inner rim. The tyre does not overlap the wheel center.
Hub 14″ face dia., 1⅜″ out from the tyre.

Sources: drawings by E.W. Twining and by M. Sharman (M. Sharman, The Crampton Locomotive, 1983.)

Casting: 57.3 mm tread dia., 49.8 mm i/d., hub 1.7 mm above the tyre.

Note: the inner faces of the tyres were level with the outer surface of the wheel centres - without any overlap on the front, and so without any step down to the internal diameter of the wheel.

Gauge 3 loco set prices . Casting prices and stock

Scan of a casting in a set for a LNWR Crampton 'Liverpool'

Scan of casting X289

Cross section diagram for casting X289


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