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Any of Accucraft's large-scale live steam geared locos -- to include the recently announced 13T Shay in 1:20.3 -- will need at an absolute minimum 4' radius curves (per their web site). Forcing the loco through a curve tighter than that will cause at best premature wear and at worst damage to the line shaft and universal joints.

I'd definitely second Mr Toney's suggestion of a Roundhouse Davenport. That loco will manage a 2' radius curve. Roundhouse make excellent, reliable models, have great after-sales service, spare parts, the whole thing. R/C is an option. The Train Department is the US Roundhouse dealer (all disclaimers apply, just a TTD customer and previous owner of a couple of Roundhouse locos).
 

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The family resemblance between the Welshpool narrow gauge tanks and other Great Western tank engines (take, as but one example, the "Metro" tanks) is quite deliberate. The W&L was taken over by the Cambrian, which in turn became part of the GWR after the Grouping. Both of the narrow-gauge tank engines were rebuilt by the new parent company in their shops and incorporate many of the features of their standard-gauge cousins, including a switch from left-hand to right-hand drive.

Also want to add another vote for Roundhouse, for anyone considering a new steamer. If the Davenport is out of one's price range, the Sammy is also North American outline (apologies if this has already been mentioned in this thread). As Tac points out, customer support is outstanding; QC is above reproach and -- to my mind, best of all -- replacement parts are always available.
 
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