second new addition to the Evening Express line, Kit No. 616, The Mine
headframes like this were built over vertical shafts. A steam (electric
or originally beast of burden) powered drum hoist and skip (like kit No.
609, available separately) would lower the men and equipment down
hundreds, if not thousands of feet, and pull the rich ores (and waste
tailings) back up to the surface.
model features plenty of interesting board-by-board construction
supported by full-sized templates and step-by-step instructions.
Includes a large pile of original white metal detail castings and a
separate hoist house.
with the other new mining kit, No. 615 The Ore Tipple or leave it stand
alone. It's packed with enough detail to satisfy the nittiest of pickers
and keep a craftsman modeler busy for several very pleasurable evenings
of satisfying construction!
4" x 14" and is 7" tall