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Larigue's Steam Monorail

(Code: MP134)
Larigue's Steam Monorail

C. F. M. T. Lartigue was born in France and is credited with the invention of the Steam Monorail. In 1886 he built a demonstration model in London on part of the site now occupied by Westminster Cathedral. Subsequently the Listowel & Ballybunion Railway in Ireland was built on the same principle in 1888.

These instructions describe the construction of a 0-3-0 locomotive and a section of track

The bulk of the instructions for the model consist of a wealth of excellent IsoMec drawings covering no less than fifteen pages of the twenty four page booklet, which also includes a detailed parts list.

The twenty eight page booklet includes nine full colour photographs and some fourteen other miscellaneous illustrations which include original working drawings of the prototype, and a Parts List.

Please note these Model Plans are designed by individual Meccano modellers and may use parts not currently available. The level of instruction detail is dependent on the original modeller and varies from plan to plan. These are instructions only.