GNR Stirling single trains

 

This page is under construction. I've found the history fascinating and the details of the carriages just something else.

 

I'm amassing information, and then how to build a train that is pretty close in appearance.

 

Stirling prototype:

 

 

Prototype carriages:

 

http://www.vintagecarriagestrust.org/Collection.htm

 

Here is a good reference book on the prototype: 'The Stirling Singles' by K.H. Leech & M.G. Boddy  http://www.amazon.co.uk/STIRLING-SINGLES-Great-Northern-Railway/dp/B0007IWZ30 

 : (note his coaches are more of the "Clarabelle" color than the "Emily" color. Clik for a thread on LargeScaleCentral.com about this:

https://www.gscalecentral.net/threads/gnr-coaches-suitable-for-stirling-single-locomotive.248592/

 

Some history: https://www.lner.info/eng/stirling.php  Stirling was the son of the man who invented the Stirling heat cycle engine.

 

https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/objects/co8352583/great-northern-railway-locomotive-stirling-single-steam-locomotive

 

Where to buy:

Coach kits: https://www.grsuk.com/COACH-BODY-FREELANCE-7-COMP-KIT-M2567

 

Smallbrook studio annabelle and clarabelle kits: http://www.smallbrookstudio.co.uk/kits-parts/4569521214/annie-clarabell-(a-c)-and-emily-coach-conversion-parts/10805642

S duckets: (side extensions) http://www.smallbrookstudio.co.uk/kits-parts/4569521214/'g'-scale-annie-clarabell-and-emily-coach-brake-duckets/11171972

 

 

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