Not everybody can claim to have built a live steam model of a South African Railways 16DA pacific on their dining room table. Richard can! His recently completed model is due to make its debut at the Strathaven Model Society’s 2018 barbecue steam up. Enjoy the selection of photographs showing the progress of the build and the one of his cat looking rather smug at what it has brought to the table….
Click to watch a short video of the locomotives first steam trial, which it passed successfully.