1:22,5 G-scale, (45mm track), „reconstruction“ of the
Metre-Gauge Beyer-Garratt 4-8-4 + 4-8-4 for the Kenya & Uganda Railways
These engines are the first in the world to have this wheel arrangement and the largest 50-lb. rail locomotives ever built.

"THE RAILWAY GAZETTE,
July 21, 1939"

Video ! Australian Narrow-Gauge Garratt at work

Video ! Beyer Garratt Locomotives Round The World - Queensland

Just one of these twelve engines has survived until today.
Dec. 02 Michael Schachinger went on a trip to the Nairobi Railway Museum to visit one of the most important and successful Garratt gigants of the world:
"Karamoja"
BP 6974/1940 Nr 87 of the Kenya Uganda Railway

download GoogleEarth marker: Karamoja home: Nairobi Railway Museum


!new! download all 200 picts of Karamoja
200 detail-picts and 260 Beyer-Peacock drawings made it possible to reconstruct the 4-8-4 + 4-8-4 Metre-Gauge Beyer-Garratt 1:22,5 G-scale

see/download "making of MENGO" 1:22.5

Mengo is the winner of the Vienna model contest 2006









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