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Re: French Modelling Menu

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  • db1047
    Hi Claus, Here in New Zealand we had a few similar locos (or lokies) built locally from Ford Model T s. I ll try and find some pics and post them. Darryl
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 5, 2008
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      Hi Claus, Here in New Zealand we had a few similar locos (or lokies)
      built locally from Ford Model T's. I'll try and find some pics and
      post them.

      Darryl

      --- In FS32NGModelrail@yahoogroups.com, "Claus Nielsen"
      <clausoggitte@...> wrote:
      >
      > Even while the Danish summer have been blessing us Danes with nice
      > warm weather and no skies, I have managed to do a little modelling.
      >
      > After finishing a 1:35 Scammel recovery lorry
      > http://www.flickr.com/photos/nystrup_grus/2623475423/in/set-
      > 72157600638054721/(I know it isn't exactly narrow gauge!)I have
      > turned the attention to my 1:35 French Campagne-loco. I have fitted
      > the fuel tank and is currently working on the rear wall at the
      > driver's position. In between I have been doing some surgery to the
      > three figures to be fitted on the loco. You can see my latest
      > progress on
      > http://www.flickr.com/photos/nystrup_grus/sets/72157600638413896/
      >
      > I'm also beginning to plan the build of my two 1:35 Billard T75s.
      > They are intended for service on Nystrup Gravel as locos bought from
      > the dumps the Germans left behind when their occupation of Denmark
      > ended in 1945. No Billards have ever seen service in Denmark, but as
      > the Germans brought locos to Denmark from Czechoslovakia, Belgium and
      > Austria I added some modeller's license to the truth and thought up
      > this story of Maginot-line locos ending up on my imaginary gravel-
      > line.
      >
      > Consequently my modelling menu for the next many months (I'm a slow
      > worker) will be exclusively French. Who could ask for more?
      >
      > Hope you are all enjoying yourselves modelling - disregarding the
      > weather!
      >
      > Claus
      >
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