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As a 14-year-old budding LEGO Designer, I have combined my obsession for LEGO and Steam Locomotives to create this model. LEGO has formed a huge part of my home education and after many months refining this model, I have committed the monumental step of publishing this, my third submission (please check out my other LEGO IDEAS Projects).
This is my representation of the ‘Black Five’ – specifically, a Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 Steam Locomotive. William Stanier designed the Black Five, and it was built by the London Midland Scottish (LMS) railway. As a mixed traffic locomotive, the Black Five was used for both passenger and freight traffic, with eighteen examples surviving into steam preservation.
I really relish the challenge of building realistic, authentic and detailed Steam Locomotives that actually run on LEGO track and particularly curves and points. Ultimately, I would like to create a collection of iconic locomotives in celebration of steam heritage.
This model was designed using Stud.io software.
Whilst I have used virtual LEGO as a tool to create the model, I have been diligent in creating a strong LEGO build, with legal LEGO connections that could withstand real life ‘play or display’ by children and adults alike.
I hope this model successfully portrays to the LEGO Community my passion and energy for LEGO modelling. Whilst I am relentless as my own critic, I am keen to incorporate through updates any constructive feedback from fellow LEGO enthusiasts. Ultimately, my aim is to make this model truly awesome, for the enjoyment of all.
Included In The Kit:
- Black Five Locomotive.
- Power Functions (concealed within the water / coal tender).
- 4 Wagons – Coal, Milk Tanker, Cattle Wagon, Brake Van (Toad).
- 4 Minifigures – Loco Driver, Guard, Coal Merchant, Farmer.
- 8 pieces of track.
- Coal Hole.
- Cattle Dock.
- 2 Pigs & 1 Cow.
Piece Count: 1925.