Princess was built by Edgerton/Horsfield in 1989 to Roger Marsh's Tinkerbell design. The loco is an 0-4-2 tank engine with a marine boiler with slide valves actuated by modified Heywood valve gear, The design of the loco was to be a large scale model which the driver sits in rather than behind on a tender, Princess started life at the Manor park railway in Glossop she was then sold and moved to Brookside Miniature Railway in Poynton where it would see extensive use and join its current shed mates. In 1999 the loco moved again and was brought to the DMR where the loco see's regular use. Due to the challenges of firing a marine boiler Princess is the first steam locomotive new steam drivers are trained on.
Loco Profile:- Princess No.1 Bulit By Egerton and Horsfield 1989 Class: 0-4-2T Tinkerbell
Jack is one of DMR's privately owned steam locomotives, being completed in 2001. She is a 5" scale model of an 18-inch gauge locomotive built by Hunslet in 1897 for Mount Pleasant clay works. Jack was joined by Gwen in 1920, and was withdrawn in 1958. The prototype is preserved at the Leeds Industrial Museum.
The model was based at Millerbeck in Cumbria from new until October 2006 when it was moved to DMR.
Lady Pauline was built by Alwyn Kay in 1982, to Roger Marsh's Tinkerbell design. The loco is a 0-4-2 Tank engine with a marine boiler and slide valves actuated by modified Heywood valve gear, however unlike the original design the loco features a full cab, Lady Pauline like Princess started life at the
Loco Profile:- Lady Pauline No.3 Bulit By A. Kay 1982 Class 0-4-2T Tinkerbell
(OUT OF SERVICE - Major Overhaul Required)