ABOUT THE CIRCUS & PARADE
This functional miniature steam locomotive is modeled after the 176-ton, Class D1-A Suburban Locomotive built in 1928 by the American Locomotive Company in Schenectady, NY for Boston & Albany Railroad. The original engine was used for commuter runs between Boston, Framingham, Milford, and Worchester.
- Scale: 1/16 scale
- Handcrafted by: George Robert “Bob” Wyatt (1900-1956), Dover, New Hampshire
- Wyatt’s Inspiration: A 1952 Popular Mechanics article about a young boy’s excitement as he waits to see the circus unload from a train
- Number of pieces: 300 handcrafted pieces