1:32 LMS 4-6-0 Black 5

The London Midland and Scottish Railway’s Class 5 4-6-0, almost universally known as the Black Five was introduced by William Stanier in 1934 and 842 were built between then and 1951. Members of the class survived to the last day of steam on British Railways, in 1968 and eighteen are preserved.

The Black Fives were a mixed traffic locomotive, a “do-anything go-anywhere” type, designed by Stanier, who had previously been with the GWR. In his early LMS days he acquiesced with the completion of a small number of 2-6-0s already under construction. But Stanier realised that there was a need for larger locomotives. These were to be the LMS’s copy of the GWR Halls. They shared similar cylinder arrangement (two outside), internal boiler design and size and 6 foot driving wheel diameters.

 

The model is in 1:32 scale and 45mm gauge and features all metal construction with three versions. Pittman motor powers steel gears to steel drivers. Chassis is constructed from stainless steel. Boiler, cab, tender are constructed from etched brass. Like other fine scale models from Accucraft, it will provide many years of enjoyment. The model will run round radius 3 curves and is happy on code 332 or code 250 tracks.

Models​

  • S32-5  LMS Black #5091, Live Steam

  • S32-6  BR Black w/ Early Emblem #45080, Live Steam

  • S32-7  BR Black w/ Late Crest #45010, Live Steam

  • E32-5  LMS Black #5091, Electric

  • E32-6  BR Black w/ Early Emblem #45080, Electric

  • E32-7  BR Black w/ Late Crest #45010, Electric

Specifications

  • 1:32 Scale / 45 mm Gauge

  • Brass & Stainless Steel Construction

  • 3 ft. (900 mm) Mini. Radius

  • Length: 23.5 in. (610 mm)

  • Width: 3.5 in. (90 mm)

  • Height: 5 in. (120 mm)

Features

- Live Steam Models

  • Butane fired

  • Two cylinders

  • Safety valve

  • Lubricator

  • Water level gauge

  • Pressure gauge

  • Axle water pump w/ bypass valve

  • Hand operated water pump in tender

  • Check valve

- Electric Models

  • 0-24V DC motor

  • Full cab interior design

  • Constant lighting

  • Sound ready

33260 Central Ave, Union City, CA 94587 USA  Tel: 510-324-3399  order@accucraftestore.com

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