While not a model of any specific prototype, RUBY #5 is a simple locomotive based on Baldwin practice and is typical of small locomotives used on industrial and shortline railroads all over the world. This is an excellent engine for beginners in live steam, as it is simple to operate and reliable in use. On the other hand, it is sophisticated enough to interest those live steamers with more experience.
- Scale/Gauge: 1:20.3 Scale/ 45mm Gauge
- Minimum Radius: 0.6 M, 24 in.
- Valve Gear: Simple eccentric
- Valves: Piston valve
- Reversing: Piston-valve reverser
- Fuel: Butane
- Boiler: Single flue
- Working Pressure: 40 PSI
- Fittings: Pressure gauge
AC77-015 – RUBY #5, LIVE STEAM
The instruction manual can be uploaded as a PDF File RUBY instruction manual