My latest effort is a representation of the pioneering diesel shunter, Kerr Stuart works no. 4421, of 1929. Working into the 1980’s, and now preserved, it’s a real legend for those of us who like that sort of thing. I’ve wanted to build it for about 40 years so this model has been a while in the making, albeit only 5 months on the workbench!
Straightforward enough in 10 and 15 thou brass, but the ‘works’ were a bit of a challenge. It has a High Level gearbox with the drive extended by Delrin gears and layshafts to the outer axles. Chassis is mostly rigid, with just a sprung centre axle.