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O Scale Mesta Machine Enclosed Headstock Roll Turning Lathe Model BLACK
O Scale Mesta Machine Enclosed Headstock Roll Turning Lathe Model BLACK
O Scale Mesta Machine Enclosed Headstock Roll Turning Lathe Model BLACK
O Scale Mesta Machine Enclosed Headstock Roll Turning Lathe Model BLACK
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O Scale Mesta Machine Enclosed Headstock Roll Turning Lathe Model BLACK

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  • Accurately modeled and finely detailed roll turning lathe model
  • Rough finished in an industrial dark grey primer. Ready to run or to really make this shine on your layout, detail paint and weather as desired.
  • Great for your industrial steel mill / rolling mill model or flatcar load
  • Manufactured in USA
  • Size Approx  157.3 x 33.5 x 56 mm (LxWxH)


Scale model of a massive enclosed headstock roll turning lathe produced by Mesta Machine out of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania sometime prior to 1919.. 

Mesta roll turning lathes were used for manufacturing huge steel rolls for rolling mills.  Variable speed electric motor coupled through a set of enclosed mechanical gears allowed for a variety of turning speeds.  Based on photos from the era, machinists typically had to stand on pieces of scrap wood to be able to reach the operator's position.

Other items in photos shown for size comparison - Not included.

Scale model is for display and operating model railroad load / modelling and is not a child's toy. 

For use by railroad modelers age 14 years minimum.