Miniature Road Steam


NEW PRICE 4″ Scale Foster Traction Engine S3694

Model Type General Purpose Traction Engine
Boiler Construction Welded Steel
Boiler Maker Live Steam Models (Commercial)
Boiler Year 1992
Gears 2-speed
Condition Ready to go
New Asking Price £16,250

Offered for sale is a used, live steam example of the popular 4” scale Foster Traction Engine built to the drawings and castings supplied by Live Steam Models in 1992.

Key Features:

· The boiler is welded steel and was commercially made by Live Steam Models in 1992. It has been steamed regularly throughout its life and is in good condition inside and out. Appropriate documentation accompanies the boiler and a fresh boiler inspection can be carried out if requested.

· Two-speed, single cylinder with slide valve actuated by Stephenson’s link.

· Mechanical water pump and steam injector fitted for filling the boiler when in steam, as standard.

· Steam whistle, Foster mechanical lubricator, and Ramsbottom-type pressure release valves.

· Well-built to a consistently high standard throughout and maintained well with no significant issues in the motion or gears to note.

· Nicely painted in a traditional colour scheme. 

· The wheels are fitted with tyres for a smooth and comfortable ride on the road as well as the rally field. It is registered for road use with a current V5C.

Overall, a well-presented miniature which has been kept well and stands proud. A good starter engine which is easy to fire and enjoyable to drive. 

Asking Price – £16,995

New Asking Price – £16,250

Warranty and Aftercare – All our ‘ready to go’ miniature steam traction engines include a 3-month warranty and a subsequent 33 months of technical support!

For more information, please speak to Matt on 01392 833301 or email [email protected]

As with all our miniature steam traction engines listed for sale, we recommend viewing in person where possible. Appointments are recommended so please try to contact us before travelling for a viewing. 

Please ask about our flexible part-exchange options. Delivery can be arranged to anywhere in the UK, and beyond, at buyer’s expense.

Height 45 inches
Width 30 1/2 inches
Length 73 inches
Weight (approx.) 500kg

Please note – dimensions and weights indicated above are approximate for guidance only. They exclude any easily removable components such as trailers, seats, spark arrestors etc and are supplied to give an indication of the storage or van space needed!

For Sale


Do you want to get involved in the world of steam? Are you considering buying a miniature steam engine? Are you stuck for a gift idea or are you simply looking for a good day out?

If so, we offer two different style days, tailored to suit your needs…

We offer a ‘Traction Engine Experience Day’, perfect as a gift and a fun day out learning a bit about what running a steam engine involves. We also offer a ‘Miniature Driving Lesson’ which is a half day course in the practical use of a scale traction engine.

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We specialise in the sale of steam engines and historic vehicles of all shapes and sizes! 

If you are looking to sell your steam engine or historic vehicle, we make both cash offers and sell on commission and would be more than happy to discuss the sale of your vehicle with you.

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Visit the official Berrybrook Steam & Classics online shop where we sell a range of steam-related products including gifts, parts and accessories for your miniature steam engine, gift vouchers for steam experience days and branded clothing!

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Milbury Model Company

We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new partner website, the Milbury Model Company!

Our newest department is dedicated to supplying high-quality, brand new model and toy-sized steam engines, spares, accessories, gifts and more…

We are an official stockist for the complete range of Wilesco products which is sold from our Devon-based shop and is available to buy online.

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The Berrybrook Blog

Looking to find out more about the preservation movement, traction engines, historic vehicles or our heritage?

The Berrybrook Blog visits a range of topics to interest all readers!

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We specialise in selling steam engines and historic vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

If you are looking to sell your steam engine or historic vehicle, we make both cash offers and sell on commission.

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*We are occasionally open on some Saturdays by prior agreement only – please ring 01392 833301 on a normal working day to arrange a visit.

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