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On this site I present my adventures into the hobby of narrow gauge trains, both real and scale models. The text is brief but pictures are plentiful. After all, a picture says more than thousand words ..

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With a bit help from a friend, the Atlas axleboxes combined with a frame. Will arrive from Shapeways next week. They will not only be chassis for the mine and flat wagons, but also a couple of freelance wagons as well.

Koltorp - Atlas in 3D, the chassis

Apr 28, 2017 : With a bit help from a friend, the Atlas axleboxes combined with a frame. Will arrive from Shapeways next week. They will not only be chassis for the mine and flat wagons, but also a couple of freelance wagons as well.

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Got a bit further today. Not as visual as yesterday, but still.

Koltorp - Ore bins 2

Apr 23, 2017 : Got a bit further today. Not as visual as yesterday, but still.

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Got basic frame and front wall for the ore bins up today. Screen house will stand on top when finished. So far only basswood and thin plywood. Bottom floor is 39 * 16 cm.

Koltorp - Ore bins 1

Apr 22, 2017 : Got basic frame and front wall for the ore bins up today. Screen house will stand on top when finished. So far only basswood and thin plywood. Bottom floor is 39 * 16 cm.

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Painted the hoist and installed the tracks this evening so now are not only the hoist finished but the hole Headframe building. Also got reply from North yard in downunder today. Last two pics shows which wheels I selected. Will be absolute super for my..

Koltorp - Headframe done!

Apr 20, 2017 : Painted the hoist and installed the tracks this evening so now are not only the hoist finished but the hole Headframe building. Also got reply from North yard in downunder today. Last two pics shows which wheels I selected. Will be absolute super for my..

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Started on the hoist this evening, the last thing to do on the headframe building.

Koltorp - The Hoist

Apr 09, 2017 : Started on the hoist this evening, the last thing to do on the headframe building.

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Now when the Headframe building is almost finished, I started with the screen house today. First image doesn´t say much, but second and third below does. This is more or less how I intend to build it. It will be 24cm wide and 42cm long in 1/45 scale. ...

Koltorp - Screen house started

Apr 09, 2017 : Now when the Headframe building is almost finished, I started with the screen house today. First image doesn´t say much, but second and third below does. This is more or less how I intend to build it. It will be 24cm wide and 42cm long in 1/45 scale. ...

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My new crates arrived ! I did paint them and the wheelbarrows today.

Koltorp - Crates

Apr 08, 2017 : My new crates arrived ! I did paint them and the wheelbarrows today.

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This is how far I got with the Atlas wagon in 3D today, Only the levers for the unloading mechanism remains to do. I can really recommend the Autocad 123d Design program. I didn´t think 3D modelling could be this easy. This is after only a week of try...

Tools - Atlas wagon, the 3D version

Apr 07, 2017 : This is how far I got with the Atlas wagon in 3D today, Only the levers for the unloading mechanism remains to do. I can really recommend the Autocad 123d Design program. I didn´t think 3D modelling could be this easy. This is after only a week of try...

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