4-2-2 Emily

I bought this from RLD hobbies in fall 2014, with the intention to make it look like the real prototype:

 

Below is the real GNR (Great Northern Railway)  Stirling 4-2-2. These were built between 1870 & 1895, 53 were produced. There is only one preserved. The drivers were 8' 1" in diameter.

 

Jerry Barnes has been modifying his loco to look very much like the prototype, and I'll be following his "footsteps" so to speak, here's a picture of his loco on his layout below:

I have a lot more to add to this page, so the rest is mostly notes now:

'The Stirling Singles' by K.H. Leech & M.G. Boddy

http://www.amazon.co.uk/STIRLING-SINGLES-Great-Northern-Railway/dp/B0007IWZ30

 

 

 

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