Model - Pennsylvania Railroad K4 Steam Locomotive

Production date
1984
Country
Japan
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Description
A Gauge 1 scale steam locomotive and tender model painted in green. The model is 4-6-2 Pacific K4 steam locomotive and painted in the livery of the Pennsylvania Railroad. K4s were built between 1914-1928. This model is number 5475 which was built at the Pennsylvania Railroad's workshop at Juniata in 1927. The K4s were a very successful design, K4’s outnumbered all other steam passenger engines in America.
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT Railways Model Locomotive
Maker
Production place
Measurements
W810mm (combined)
H150 x W510 x D100mm (locomotive)
H145 x W335 x D100mm (tender)
Media/Materials description
Metal
Brass
Plastic
Paint
Signature/Marks
5475
5475
5475
JUNIATA SHOPS \ K 4.S \ 1927 4159
PENNSYLVANIA \ K4-S \ ASTER (logo) \ NO.EL 116/150 \ MADE IN JAPAN 1984
PENNSYLVANIA
History and use
The T-House model rail collection is a collection of national and international significance due to the size, quality and scope of the collection.

The collection, assembled over 30 years from the 1970s to the 1990s, holds 10 000+ models of locomotives, carriages and wagons. The collection is in excellent – often mint – condition. The models were collected by Mr Marsden Williams, who was born, raised and spent his life in the Wollongong area. Mr Williams was a business man who was renowned for philanthropy, he was an intensely private man, who nevertheless was well connected across the Australian business world. His 40 year fascination for model railways reflected his own interest in precision engineering, and his financial success allowed him to pursue his interest to a remarkable extent.
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Registration number
R7065

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