A well engineered live steam 1 1/2in. scale model of a William Allchin No.3251 Traction Engine 'Royal Chester.
Built by Mr Thomas Lord.
With brazed opper boiler with water gauge with gauge glass protector and shut of cocks, Stuart pressure gauge, safety, blower, injector, clack and blowdown valves, single cylinder 3/4in bore x 1 3/8in stroke, trunk type crosshead guide, footplate controlled draincocks and pipes, mechanical lubricator, Stephenson's link reverse, two road speeds, eccentric driven feed pump and by-pass and spoked straked wheels, belt driven governor, injector and hand operated band brake, lamps, footboard, tool box and other details. Finished in maroon, red, brown and polished brightwork. With purpose built display case with plaque 'Made by Thomas Lord'. Traction engine 66cm (26in) long x 43cm (17in) high.