Beer Boxcar Loewengarten from MTH

My newest O scale model represents a Swiss boxcar, supposedly filled with lots of small 1:45 scale beers.

The boxcar is marked Brauerei zum Loewengarten, T. Spiess, Luzern.

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Castle Diorama IV: Timberwork and Stone Walls


Continued from Castle Diorama III: Dungeon Interior

Now that the dungeon below the castle is finished, I have worked a while on the castle itself, a half-timbered building in the courtyard and on the rails below.

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German Tank Cars from O Scale Models


Narrow gauge vehicles is a great thing for saving space compared to normal gauge. Nonetheless is there a great pleasure in accurate and detailed models of large cars in O scale.

I only recently discovered the excellent models from a German company called O Scale Models. They seem to have produced a number of German tank cars as well as some small German gondolas with various markings to represent vehicles from the beginning of the 20th century till the 1960’s.

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Weathering Fleischmann Magic Train Gondolas


Along with the beautiful little locomotive from Fleischmann I bought a number of freight cars as well. As with all other railroad models, they were made of ugly shiny plastic, and were just begging to be weathered. 🙂

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Narrow Gauge German Locomotive from Fleischmann


Besides building dioramas and military models, one of my interests are model railroading. I’ve modelled in H0, N and even 1:35, but now I’d like to try O scale for the first time.

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