Virtual Missenden – GWR 61XX

The video clips below show former Missenden tutor Tony Wright building a South Eastern Finecast 61XX. These are taken from the Right Track DVD’s volumes 1 and 2 and are reproduced here by kind permission of Activity Media.

Wheels, Motor & Gearbox

Fitting Pickups

Test the Chassis

Securing the rods

Fitting Balance Weights

The body

Preparing the boiler

The 61xx body

Fitting Handrails

Lamp Brackets, Supports and Smoke Box Doors

Fixing Chimneys with Epoxy Resin 

Cylinders & Valve Bars

Connecting Rods

On The Test Track

Cylinder Drain Cocks

Back to the loco building room