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3618Re: project started...finally!

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  • Arnoud Bongaards
    Feb 5, 2004
      Hansen" <velotrain@p...> wrote:

      > I don't know what your plans are, but you might consider using
      live steam
      > and have a working model!

      Hey Charles,

      I might consider it....but i would never be able to built it! I'm
      not that skilled! I would be very happy if i manage to construct
      something that looks like a steamengine out of plastic!

      groeten Arnoud - http://www.decauville.nl

      --- In FS32NGModelrail@yahoogroups.com, "Charles

      > Although - that might knock the train off the track . . . .
      > Charles
      > > 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
      > > 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
      > > A portable 700mm ng railway (20mm) is transporting sand, wood and
      > > all kinds of goods for the builders. It shows the effort made
      > > 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
      > > high!
      > > All items finished look pretty convincing. I now have to start
      > > working on the steamengine...Thats the real challenge i'm not
      > > looking forward too actually.....Hope to upload pictures soon of
      > > proceedings.
      > >
      > > groeten uit Amsterdam,
      > >
      > > Arnoud Bongaards - http://www.decauville.nl
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