Miniature Road Steam


6″ Scale Foden SWB Steam Lorry SOLD

Model Type Compound, Short Wheel Base Lorry
Boiler Maker Steam Traction World (Commercial)
Boiler Construction Welded Steel
Design Steam Traction World
Boiler Year 2016
Working Pressure 215PSI
Gears 3-speed
Condition Ready to go – very good
Asking Price SOLD

We are pleased to offer for sale, on behalf of the owner, this beautifully finished half size Foden SWB Steam Lorry. Built to a high standard using kits from Steam Traction World, it is impossible to fault the assembly and versatility of this engine. The paperwork suggests the boiler was made in 2016 and has been tested regularly by a commercial inspector since. Thickness reports suggest this boiler is as new.

Key Features:

  • The boiler is a commercially made, welded steel boiler by Steam Traction World. It was built to a high standard and has been maintained well. Please speak to us about boiler testing options going forward.
  • Three-speed, compound arrangement with slide valves actuated by a Stephenson’s links.
  • Mechanical water pump and steam injector fitted for filling the boiler when in steam, as standard.
  • Foster mechanical lubricator, steam whistle and pressure release valves.
  • Well-built to a consistently robust standard throughout and maintained to a high standard.
  • Short wheelbase lorry with cast wheels and solid rubber tyres. A stout machine which has a comfortable driving position and sits nicely.
  • The paint is simply superb. The blue is remarkably well-finished and doesn’t show a single day of wear… we are really quite taken by the finish of this one!
  • This one is registered for road use with a current V5C (19 plate).
  • Includes a half-day tuition session, if requested by the buyer. 

Overall, a wonderfully presented half-size steam lorry which has been built well and maintained to a high standard.


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!

We always encourage prospective buyers to view vehicles and steam engines in person prior to purchase. This engine is advertised for sale by Berrybrook Steam & Classics on behalf of the owner and seller.

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 53 inches
Width 46 inches
Length 98 inches
Weight (approx.) tbc

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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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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