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Want – Hunslet 0-4-4-0 "Carnegie"

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Hunslet 0-4-4-0 “Carnegie” ex-Woolwich Arsenal ex-Bicton, originally uploaded by Jay Tilston.

This is an 18″ gauge articulated diesel loco originally built by Hunslet in 1954 for the railway system at Woolwich Arsenal in South London. After a spell in preservation at the Bicton Woodland Railway it is now at home at the Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey.

Reasons why I like this loco:

So let’s add Carnegie to the big long list of models I aspire to build one day. And, er, an 18″ gauge layout to go with it.