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What's on?

Construction of Merddin Emrys double Fairlie has been completed. Next phase is painting and lining. There is also a spree of photo albums of 2017 of journeys and other events. See them on News and Articles

Most recent site updates

Added

Armistice Car We visited the Armistice Clearing near Compiègne, France were the WW1 Armistice was signed. 20 May 2018
Broad gauge rail My model of the broad gauge Arend of 1839 lacked a suitable rail, which I made from styrene 10 May 2018
NS4300 In the wake of the sart-up of the NS5000 project I also started detailing its sister design NS4300 9 April 2018
NS8600 Completed 9 April 2018
NS 5000 With the completion of the 8600 imminent, I have chosen this ex-WD austerity as my next project 30 March 2018

Main topics of this site

This section elaborates on the five main themes on the top of the page, to give direct access to various subjects.
You can also find these and other subjects via the menus.

Articulated Steam Locomotives


Garratt locomotives
(Under construction)
2012-09-05

Mallet locomotives
(Under construction)
2012-09-05

Other forms of Articulation

2012-09-05

News & Articles


Photo essay: Rheine 1974
Last steam in Germany
2012-10-08

Other photo essays
of visits and events
2012-10-08

Reviews of books I read

2011-11-14

Finished Locomotive Building Projects


Dutch Railways
Class 8600 in HO
2018-04-09

NSWGR AD60
2016

Dutch Class 6200
on Fleischmann's BR93
2015

SHM 26 (ex LTM)
tramway locomotive
2015

Repainting
Bemo BR99 651 (VI K)
2015

Restoration
Märklin Ae3/6 II
2013

Glaskasten Bay. PtL2/2
(Project suspended)
2012

WHR No 87 NGG16
Garratt locomotive
2011

Making a personal birthday present
2009

My fastest project ever

2009

Dutch Class 7000
4-4-0 local service tank
2008

Reconstruction of damaged NS7851
2007

MDC Roundhouse Shay
3tr, 3cyl, tapered boiler
2006

Restoration of an E41 (Märklin 3034)
2006

Dutch flat cars
Learning project
2005

Brienz Rothorn Bahn
Early youth model
1975(?)

Miscellaneous Subjects


Tools essential to model railroading
2012-10-08

Introduction to model railroading photography
2011-07-01