Virtual Missenden – 4F

A series of video clips from Right Track volumes 1 & 2 showing the construction of an Alan Gibson etched brass kit of a Midland 4F. Former Missenden tutor Tony Wright takes us through the stages of construction. These video clips are reproduced here by kind permission of Activity Media.


Fitting Gibson wheels



Adding Valance

Completing the Alan Gibson 4F

Making the Firebox

Fitting the Firebox

The Smoke Box & Boiler

Cab Beading & Handrails

Tender Frames

Building the Tender Body

Marking Positions for Handrail Pillars

Lamp Brackets & Other Details

Soldering Chimney & Dome

Making Boiler Bands

Final Tender Details

The Completed 4F

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