2 Hornby Rocket

steam engine Hornby Rocket 1970s

Images: _1_           TSB Entry:126
Approximate Date: 1970s
Owner: Roly Williams
Owner's website: http://rolywilliams.com/hornby_rocket.html
Notes: A large 3.5" gauge engine. Gas fired with a refillable gas tank in the tender and a rather obtrusive valve on the footplate. Twin cylinder, double acting cylinders, driving the front wheels via gears, unlike the original. Overall length 410mm.


steam engine Hornby Rocket 1970s

Images: _1_           TSB Entry:135
Approximate Date: 1970s
Owner: seven.mpd
Owner's website:
Notes: 3.5in Gas fired Stevenson's Rocket produced by Hornby in the late seventies. I got this in a very poor and incomplete condition in Jan 2007 since then I have restored it, making some parts and tracking down others, it is now ready to 'fire'


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