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BR 10 steam engine

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BR 10 steam engine in the version of 2016

New version of my favorite BR 10 steam engine. In comparison my first version from 2001 looks rather bulky.

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Bauanleitung für die Dampflok BR 10

A building instruction for my BR 10 steam engine is available as PDF download: HolgerMatthes_instructions_BR10.pdf (86 pages, ca. 18,6 MB)

Partlist as Excel sheet (XLSX): Download

Partlist as PDF (PDF): Download

 

Building and selling my models

My building instructions are available for free. Building these models is only allowed for personal use. Building these models with the purpose of selling them and make your own profit is prohibited.

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Technic plates and thin liftarms

My model of the BR 10 steam engine uses four Technic, Plate 1 x 8 with Toothed Ends (4442) in red. This element is currently not available and was never used in an official LEGO set.

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Alternative elements for pistons and rods

The illustration shows an alternative how pistons and rods can be build. The following red elements are required:

Technic, Plate 1 x 4 with Toothed Ends (4263)

Plate 1 x 4 (3710)

Technic, Liftarm 1 x 7 Thin (32065)

Technic, Liftarm 1 x 5 Thin (32017)

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Make sure the "Technic, Axle and Pin Connector Toggle Joint Smooth" is in the correct orientation.

Make sure the "Technic, Axle and Pin Connector Toggle Joint Smooth" is in the correct orientation.

Technic, Axle and Pin Connector Toggle Joint Smooth (44)

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Correct orientation of drive wheels.
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False orientation of drive wheels.

Make sure that you use a 90° off-set for drive wheels.

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BR 10 steam engine in the version of 2016

My new version has moving pistons and rods. They are driven by BBB train wheels size "XL".

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Tender of my BR 10 steam engine

The Power Functions receiver and battery box is hidden in the tender. 2 Power Functions train motors underneath the tender pushes the locomotive forward.

Specifications

Drive: 2x PowerFunction train motors, receiver and battery in the tender
Type: 8-wide, 2'C1' h3 steam engine
Lokräder: BBB train wheels size "S" and "XL"
Total Length: ~0,55 m
Year of Construction: 2016

 

Building instructions and part lists

There are no building instructions und part lists available for the models shown on this web site. There are no engineering drawings available. To build the LEGO models only photographs from the real prototypes were used. All models are unique and not for sale.

Why doesn't building instructions exist?