4.5" Burrell Project



Legacy Sale

Suffolk, UK


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A great start for someone looking to build their own 4.5” Burrell Traction engine, this well progressed set of parts has so far been made to a very good standard. Many parts come complete, or part machined saving many hours in the workshop.

Completed parts include:
- Crankshaft, main bearings, crank gears and gear change assembly
- 2nd shaft, bearings, tube and gears.
- Hornplates with rear axle tube.
- Steering scroll and shaft
- Fire hole door assembly
- Front axle
- Safety valves, whistle and govenors
- Winch fairleads
- Part machined winch drum casting

We believe all the necessary castings to finish the engine are included (customers are welcome to come and check) along with most major components including the wheel rims, hubs and spokes, heavy duty brass plate and forming tools for the tender. Physical drawings are included with many parts also drawn on a CAD design package which will be supplied on USB drive.
A boiler is not included but being the well-known Plastows design are available from any reputable boiler maker.

UK mainland delivery is included in the asking price, shipping further afield and export can also be arranged. Part ex of all steam and vintage vehicles considered.


Important Note: We recommend when purchasing any steam vehicle to employ the services of your own boiler inspector for independent advice and not solely rely on previous test reports.