Acme Models          'O' Gauge
GWR/BR 'Castle'
References in brackets are Slaters
A main stay of the GWR and BR(W) Express locomotives, a dirivitaive of the 'Star' with the know-how of the Great Bear Large boiler Experiments. Used all over the system, a most classical and powerful engine oozing Charm and resplenence.
The kit will come with either the Collett or Hawksworth Tenders (even the 8 wheeler can be built), has Brass Loco and Tender bodies with N/Silver chassises. Castings in White Metal. This is an ideal kit for builders to 'get their teeth into'. A handsome model when finished. Addition LWB castings pack available.
History:       Intro 1923      Weight(loco) 79t17cwt        T.E. 31,675lbs          Total in class 163
Modelling Details:  Wheels: Drivers 6'8" (7881W),  Frnt/B 3'2" (7837),   Tndr 4'1" ( 7849)

GWR/BR Nos    100/111, 4000/16/32/37/73-99, 5000-97   4037/73-99, 5000-99, 7000-37           Double Chimney fitted to 4080/7-8/90/3/7, 5043/57/61/64/88, 7004/13/18/22-3                      Castle 111 ran with the Great Bear Tender for some time

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If you have models of this loco from our kits and you would like to put them on the gallery, please send us your pictures, either real photos, disc or e-mail (preferably jpeg). All real photos will be returned if requested. (Please specify if 'O' or Gauge 1).
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