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ErgensNabijUtrecht

ErgensNabijUtrecht

The 15th narrow gauge exhibition, a try-out for the ErgensNabijUtrecht layout During the narrow gauge exhibition, held for the 15th time at the narrow gauge museum at the Valkenburge Meer (near Leiden) in the Netherlands, I took the time to demonstrate the use of several features of this layout: the use of an integrated MP3 … Continue reading

Project 2014 – ergensnabijutrecht

Project 2014 – ergensnabijutrecht

Shunting puzzle solved! Changing from switch operation to turntable mend that I had to figure out how to shunt the lorry from the sched to the cargo pick-up point and back. In this blog I will show you how. Nadat het duidelijk werd dat een wissel moest plaatsmaken voor een draaischijfje, kon ik aan de … Continue reading

Project 2014 – ergensnabijutrecht

Project 2014 – ergensnabijutrecht

Summer impulse and altered design During the mock-up stage I discovered that the use of a switch in relation to winch-operation would likely fail. An altered design is now in place, with the use of a wagon turntable it should be more realistic/prototype to pick-up and deliver the lorries from and into the storage sched. … Continue reading

Project 2014

Project 2014

Storage house for bags of “de makkelijke moestuin” soil Just a small project to deliver at the end of September 2014. That’s what this project should look like – a couple of buildings (it’s a existing house of my colleague) and a shed. This shed is the central point of operation. Een klein project voor … Continue reading

a big smile event

a big smile event

Last weekend at the “Nederlandse smalspoordagen” I had the opportunity not only to be part of a great exhibition with my newest diorama “Mijn Stuthout” but to be the engine driver of the O&K showing above. A BIG smile moment for me. Tijdens het dit weekend gehouden “Nederlandse smalspoormodelbouwdagen” in het Nationale smalspoormuseum in Katwijk … Continue reading

Dutch Centerfold in a German magazine

Last week a little surprise in the mail, a copy of the 012-express magazine. The reason was obvious, they had placed my 6 paged article about Baulust. And on top of that, it’s at the centerfold. The article was written in English and translated by DR. Wolfgang Häussler  of 012-express to German. I must say, … Continue reading

Sinsheimer “Spur 1 Treffen”

Still a bit tired typing this Blog.  From Friday until Sunday me and my model rail road buddy were invited to show our Gauge I BauLust layout.  We did have some concerns about the spot we were directed to. To warm (lot of glass) and not quit within the walkway of the mainstream visitors. After … Continue reading

SPUR-1 Treffen

SPUR-1 Treffen

Yesterday i received the information package for the exhibition “SPUR-1” Treffen in Sinsheimer Auto & Technik Museum , Germany on 9 and 10 July 2011. For this exhibition we will present our “Baulust” Gauge I layout. This layout shows a view of an industrial scene in Germany, late 1960’s. We will be showing shunting in … Continue reading