Portuguese Modelling - pics!!!

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Xaniel, Jul 27, 2003.

  1. Xaniel

    Xaniel Member

    I would like to share with you some of the portuguese modelling.

    These are pics from a layout built by three guys. They developed their own rules. It's a modular layout.

    It's really great.


    I'll post more as soon as I can.
  2. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Thanks Luis, nice to see some Portuguese type box cars and locomotives. :D:
    Are they standard for Europe?
  3. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Thanks Luis, that looks neat. Please post more when you get a chance!
  4. Xaniel

    Xaniel Member

    These are German models from the 1950's. These guy swho asre building this layout, invented a a story and everything.

    This is a layout about a secondary line, wich is between two german cities. (this line doesn't exist in reality). They came with an accident on the main line, so the express trains and every train, must pass through this line.

    They have a lot of imagination.
  5. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Thanks, kind of nice to see some European action. Always did love those red undercarrages and buffers on the locomotives. A refreshing departure from American equipment, please keep them coming.
  6. Xaniel

    Xaniel Member

  7. Bill Pontin

    Bill Pontin Member

    Well done! Particularly liked the vineyard scene along with the station scenes.:)
  8. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Love it Luis. Very well done and a treat to see.;)
    Please let the Modeler know how much we enjoyed viewing his Lay Out.
  9. Xaniel

    Xaniel Member

    they are three actually:

    " It all started back in 1988, with a Fleischmann set forgotten in the family’s attic in Helsinki. Set on track the locomotive worked fine. All it needed was a small layout, something 1,90m long…
    10 years later, talking with a friend came out the idea of building a modular layout, having operation in mind based on a timetable. Each would have its own layout to run home. They would be built to the same standard so we could connect them in exhibitions. Another friend came to take pictures. He never showed interest in model railways, but next month he was buying stuff and willing to participate in the project. The G160 was born, taking the name from the scale ratio of N (1/160). Together, the three layouts make a reasonably sized exhibition layout.
    The rolling stock is properly identified by owner. Following personal tastes in the acquisition of one’s rolling stock, the “fleet” has turned out to be quite complementary. The team work runs well, decisions are taken by consensus and the tasks are given according to one’s “speciality”. We have a landscape “specialist”, a wiring expert and an “official” swearing expert that expresses in unspeakable ways when things don’t work the way they should, we just have to take the hammer off his hands... We really have fun."
  10. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Nice Ones Luis!
  11. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    EW EW EW!

    If the need arises, I would be happy to fill in as the swearing guy, as I have learned many many unmentionable words in several languages while in the Navy. I would submit to you my resume', but international anti-lewdness laws prohibit sending it across a border. :D :D :D
  12. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    The layout is very nice Luis, but more importantly it sounds like you are having a lot of fun!!!!
  13. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    This is so cool, Luis!
    Thanks so much for sharing!:cool: :cool: :cool:
    PLEASE post some more pics!!
    It is such a priveledge for me to be able to see what my fellow modelers "across the water" are doing!
    As always...The Gauge RULES!
    :) :cool: :cool: :D
  14. Xaniel

    Xaniel Member

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