The Building of Prince Rupert

An 0 gauge Jubilee loco built from a brass kit
This loco is being constructed by Howard Moutray a member of the Heywood Model Railway Group
As the building of the loco progresses then photographs of it will be posted here.



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Some of the kit supplied for the model

Part one. The building of the Tender

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The body sides being soldered together


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The chassis is seen here ready to take the completed body when it has been soldered together,

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The Chassis and part of the body ready to be mated together.
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The underside of the almost finished tender. Complete with brake roding.

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Side view of the chassis and body nearing completion


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Front section of tender body with the coal access hatch and fall plate. The axle boxes and springs have also been added at this stage.

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Looking back at the almost completed tender front section.
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The view looking at the of the almost completed rear section that needs steps and lamp irons adding.

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Rear of the tender now complete with all fittings and awaiting painting.
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The front section now completed with fittings



Part two. The Loco body.

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Basic parts for the loco body

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Wiring and cylinder blocks fitted
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Chassis with the running plate fitted
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Main Chassis and bogie parts

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Wheels and motor temporarily fitted to the Chassis
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Firebox part showing washout plugs
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Checking the fit of the 7 white metal parts.
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Smokebox, external pipes and cab loose fitted.
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The amazing details of the cab can be seen here

Part 3 - Painting of the Model begins.
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The Tender body in Grey Primer
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Smoke box and Chassis in grey Primer
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Another view of the Smoke box and Chassis
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The full Loco Body, Cab and Chassis

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The loco and tender (less driving wheels) nearing its final livery
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The model now in full running order being tested on the Club layout Wrye. It now requires further paint details and numbering etc. to complete the project


Pictures of the completed model are below.

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Looking into the very detailed cab
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Full side view of the completed Model
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Looking from the front Right hand side.
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And finaly a view from the front left.


This page updated 3rd September 2007