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Offline kiwiAlan  
#401 Posted : 18 October 2017 17:48:55(UTC)
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Portuguese shunter, known as "Darth Vader"


Looks like Marklin could model it on a Kof chassis ...

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Offline 1borna  
#402 Posted : 18 October 2017 21:21:15(UTC)
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The Croatian Railway Museum has a variety of interesting and unusual vehicles http://muzej.hzinfra.hr/
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Offline dominator  
#403 Posted : 19 October 2017 02:16:02(UTC)
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What on earth is that contraption shown in the 3rd and 4th photo's above. I like the Exercycle.
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Offline DB Fan  
#404 Posted : 19 October 2017 02:51:35(UTC)
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Looks like a snowplow to me. It looks very similar like some US models I have seen. It looks really cool. Almost like Steam Punk BigGrin

Happy Model Railroading

Robert
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Offline kiwiAlan  
#405 Posted : 19 October 2017 14:46:03(UTC)
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Looks like a snowplow to me. It looks very similar like some US models I have seen. It looks really cool. Almost like Steam Punk BigGrin

Happy Model Railroading

Robert


I agree, the wagon behind the snowplow I suspect is a tank that can be filled with water or some other suitable heavy material so the train has sufficient mass to provide enough momentum to help the plow through the snow when it is deep.

Offline 1borna  
#406 Posted : 19 October 2017 19:32:29(UTC)
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I'm gonna have to go to the museum to say that the plug is filled with water, and it's hard enough to do this?
Here's another picture
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In contrast, a small jumper with a 2-stroke Tomos engine of 50 ccm
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In 1974 I recorded in Zaprešić (near Zagreb)
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Offline dominator  
#407 Posted : 19 October 2017 22:25:52(UTC)
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ooks like a snowplow to me. It looks very similar like some US models I have seen. It looks really cool. Almost like Steam Punk BigGrin

Happy Model Railroading

Robert, Whats snow?????

I see the latest in garden seat technology. Nice and simple. Looks cold to ride though. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

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Offline 1borna  
#408 Posted : 20 October 2017 21:07:44(UTC)
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There are other unusual vehicles in the museumUserPostedImage
Small locomotive trucks wagons with fresh fish from a pond
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This is Volga from Russia
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#409 Posted : 22 October 2017 01:37:48(UTC)
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Offline analogmike  
#410 Posted : 22 October 2017 02:40:53(UTC)
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Ah so now it's snow plow time.

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I love the smell of smoke fluid in the morning .
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Offline kiwiAlan  
#411 Posted : 22 October 2017 13:23:42(UTC)
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Specially for use in an animal safari park ... Laugh Laugh Laugh

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Offline Alsterstreek  
#412 Posted : 07 December 2017 14:10:36(UTC)
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SNCF (PLM) 262-BD-1 twin locomotive (2-Co-2+2-Co-2, 4,400hp), 1938 - 1955
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http://www.derbysulzers.com/sncf262BD1.html
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#413 Posted : 14 February 2019 15:42:40(UTC)
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2015 in Duisburg - And I believed that the 29756 "Fire Department" Digital Starter Set" would be purely fictional...

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More pix:

http://www.angertalbahn....wehr_hagen_vorhalle.html
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#414 Posted : 21 February 2019 21:05:27(UTC)
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Until the 1980s there was a industrial RR network existing in Hamburg-Ottensen (behind the Hamburg-Altona terminus so to speak).

Pre-dominantly narrow gauge (1000 mm), some parts were (as I just learned) also normal gauge. Single freight cars or short cuts of them were hauled - on rails - by a tow truck driving on tarmac.

A lengthy but entertaining photo stream commences below the one page blahblablah:

https://xn--ig-historisc.../Ottenser-Industriebahn/

After the story with normal gauge freight cars on narrow gauge substitute trucks follows chapter 3 with the standard gauge images at the very end.
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#415 Posted : 27 March 2019 15:54:01(UTC)
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Ruhrviadukt at Witten, 2006: 2 x class 140 electrics + 1 x Ludmilla diesel.
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#416 Posted : 27 March 2019 17:35:51(UTC)
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Exit signal somewhat adapted to meet local requirements (Real picture, no photoshopping!).
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Hamburg-Sülldorf, 2013.
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Offline 1borna  
#417 Posted : 27 March 2019 19:52:31(UTC)
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Offline Crazy Harry  
#418 Posted : 28 March 2019 03:07:00(UTC)
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I like those painted white walls on those cars!

Cheers,

Harold.
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#419 Posted : 27 April 2020 13:47:50(UTC)
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Class 62 passenger train tank locomotives developed by Henschel for the DR in the 1920s. DB service of this "short class 01" ended in 1956 and DRG service ended in 1972. After the end of DB service, a DRG class 62 could still be seen on DB tracks in Luebeck when pulling an "Interzonenzug".

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Photo by: Von Rainerhaufe - Eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedi...index.php?curid=71335328

Edited by user 28 April 2020 08:17:44(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

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Offline bph  
#420 Posted : 03 May 2020 19:45:07(UTC)
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Some "mutants":

BBÖ 1082.01, experimental locomotive built 1931 by Siemens-Schuckert and Wiener Lokomotivfabrik Floridsdorf, with a rotating phase convertor, three axles with motors, two more axles coupled by side rods.
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SBB E 3/3 with electric steam heaters
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Steam electric locomotive by, J. J. Heilmann: (also posted erlier)
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Steamdiasel, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant 8000,

another video in Russian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0CIgfB1ey4


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Offline 1borna  
#421 Posted : 03 May 2020 20:09:30(UTC)
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Offline Alsterstreek  
#422 Posted : 06 May 2020 15:44:59(UTC)
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Austrian BBÖ DT 1 / DR class 71.5 / ÖBB class 3071 for local passenger traffic.

OBB_3071.17_Villach_1_(32888332735).jpg
Image courtesy of Wikipedia

Nickname (I am not making this up!): Village Idiot ("Dorftrottel")
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Offline Jimmy Thompson  
#423 Posted : 06 May 2020 18:24:29(UTC)
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Quote:
From bph:
SBB E 3/3 with electric steam heaters


I could add a panto to my KLVM! LOL
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Analogue; M-track; BR 111 S-Bahn; Beer
There is a Prototype For Everything
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Offline bph  
#424 Posted : 18 June 2020 17:54:51(UTC)
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Specialized electric «cog railway», Krasnoyarsk ship lift.
not sure what to call this, but it transports ships on tracks. And it has its own turntable, with a dedicated service track.
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Some data, not guaranteed.
Tack length 1,5 km
Track gauge is 9,000 mm (9m)
156 hydraulic motors, each 68kW.
Power is supplied by 2xthree pantographs via a three-phase overhead line. 35 kV
Total weight of 8100t, load capacity 2000t.
Turntable diameter 106 m
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