00 Gauge County of Cornwall Steam Loco

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STEVIEBOY1

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Good morning,

I recently acquired a 00 Gauge Steam loco, GWR County of Cornwall, it is a 4-4-0 loco. When I was looking up on the internet more details, history, of this loco on the main line, it indicated that it was in fact a 4-6-0 loco. I wonder why therefore the model is 4-4-0 ? Or were there more than one version built with that name.
 
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Does the model show any signs of having been renamed and/or renumbered at some point?
 

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GWR used the name a couple of times, on a 3800 class (which you presumably have) and later on the 1000 class.
 

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At one time, Hornby produced a GWR 4-4-0 model named "County of Cornwall" that carried a running number on the model of 3824.


Yes, that is the one that I have. Sounds rather curious then. However it runs quite well, happy enough to haul five GWR carriages most of the time, it does sometimes have a problem going over sets of points occasionally, the small front wheels sometimes lift up from the track. The motor is in the tender
 

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GWR used the name a couple of times, on a 3800 class (which you presumably have) and later on the 1000 class.

Thanks, I just found it on an encyclopedia. It was a real loco, I wondered if it was something fictitious
 
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