Narrow Gauge Steam Engine Px29
About Steam Engine Px29 including pictures of a prototype and a model that you can build in 1 to 25 scale.
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The picture at the right shows a picture of a Px29 from the Sochaczew narrow gauge railroad museum. You can get a collector’s mug with an image of the Px29. Information about that can be found by clicking here. Railroad Mugs
The first copy of the locomotive was produced in the second half of 1929 . At that time is was called the Vilnius. It was not until 1945 that the designation PX29 was applied.
This locomotive proved to be a successful design. It was well-liked because of its ease of use.
21 units were built, most ot which were for 750 mm track.
The locomotive could haul a train with a weight of 300 t at a speed of 25 km / h. It could maneuver on curves with a radius of 35 m.
This design was used as the basis for the later and very successful narrow gauge steam engine, Px48.
An operating Px29 can be seen at the Sochaczew Train Museum.
Below are pictures of a model that you can build of this engine.
A high quality train model for builders and collectors.
Scaled 1/25, it is attractive to collectors of train pictures and historical information as well as model builders who are willing to take on a high difficulty challenge than can yield an almost unbelieveably beautiful project.
Not only are there cutouts, there is excellent historical, background and technical information about the locomotive itself along with high quality images. These are highly valued by collectors.
Here are pictures of some of the pages in the book.
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Plan Book Details
Number/size of the sheets with parts to cut out: 18 x A4
Number/size of the sheets with instruction drawings: 11 x A4
Difficulty level of the model in 1-5 scale: 4 (from 1-very simple to 5-very complicated)
Length of the model: 515 mm
Author: Jan KoÅ‚odziej
You may buy the model plans at PX29.