E1 Stroudley LBSC/SR 0-6-0T

E1 by Tim Stevens

By Tim Stevens

Prototype details

LB&SCR, SR, BR. 1874-1958+ preservation.
See East Somerset Railway rolling stock pages.

Base model

Dapol or Hornby Terrier.

Cab

Lowered by cutting 3mm from bottom, with higher arc filed in cab front to clear firebox.

Couplers

Kadee NEM type, fixed permanently to chassis.

Detailing

Chimney shortened. Original buffer housings removed. New buffers are 1/76 scale wagon buffers without shanks.

Paintwork

Repainted in black. Printed loco numbers and BR emblem.

Body, boiler fittings, chassis,
motor, drive train, wheels

Unchanged.

This conversion is described in full in issue 46 of Satellite 1:87
and is based on an article in the December 1990 issue of
Scale Model Trains

British 1:87 Scale Modelling