- Feb 4, 2004Arnoud -
I don't know what your plans are, but you might consider using live steam
and have a working model!
Although - that might knock the train off the track . . . .
> Finally i started a project in 1:35 as a showpiece for our little
> museum. Its gonna show a dutch wooden ramming device (don't know the
> english words for it, it is so typically Dutch!)driven by steam at a
> wet and muddy building site set in the late forties / early fifties
> A portable 700mm ng railway (20mm) is transporting sand, wood and
> all kinds of goods for the builders. It shows the effort made after
> ww2 to rebuild Holland and shows the importance of narrow gauge
> railways as a mode of transport at that time.
> The ramming-device will be the eyecatcher cause its gonna be 60cm
> All items finished look pretty convincing. I now have to start
> working on the steamengine...Thats the real challenge i'm not really
> looking forward too actually.....Hope to upload pictures soon of the
> groeten uit Amsterdam,
> Arnoud Bongaards - http://www.decauville.nl
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