3618Re: project started...finally!
- Feb 5, 2004Hansen" <velotrain@p...> wrote:
> I don't know what your plans are, but you might consider usinglive 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 . . . .
> > 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 steamat a
> > wet and muddy building site set in the late forties / earlyfifties
> > A portable 700mm ng railway (20mm) is transporting sand, wood andafter
> > all kinds of goods for the builders. It shows the effort made
> > ww2 to rebuild Holland and shows the importance of narrow gaugereally
> > 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 ofthe
> > proceedings.
> > groeten uit Amsterdam,
> > Arnoud Bongaards - http://www.decauville.nl
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