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On this site I present my adventures in 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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After much (re-)thought I reached the final plan for the Koltorp module. This is a plan which much better comply with my needs for long coal trains and also with three sidetracks, one quite long back behind the screenhouse. The station building will most.

KFJ - Koltorp plan

May 20, 2018 : After much (re-)thought I reached the final plan for the Koltorp module. This is a plan which much better comply with my needs for long coal trains and also with three sidetracks, one quite long back behind the screenhouse. The station building will most.

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Swedish mine loco from prototype drawings.  1/45 scale version is made for a 44mm long Halling motorbogie with 12mm gauge, but 9 or 14 mm gauge should work as fine to. Will later also be available in 1/35 scale, for that use any tenshodo or equal...

HLM - AGV DHL-15 M5

May 18, 2018 : Swedish mine loco from prototype drawings. 1/45 scale version is made for a 44mm long Halling motorbogie with 12mm gauge, but 9 or 14 mm gauge should work as fine to. Will later also be available in 1/35 scale, for that use any tenshodo or equal...

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From prototype drawings. Sala Maskinfabrik was a swedish loco maker. Several of these was sold both in Sweden and abroad. One remains today at FMBBM. Last photo is from Munkedal harbour at MJ. Available in 1/45 and 1/35 scale.

HLM - Sala Maskinfabrik W-16

May 13, 2018 : From prototype drawings. Sala Maskinfabrik was a swedish loco maker. Several of these was sold both in Sweden and abroad. One remains today at FMBBM. Last photo is from Munkedal harbour at MJ. Available in 1/45 and 1/35 scale.

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From drawings in the Royal Arsenal Railway books  by Mark Smithers. This is a version with full chassis adaption for the RAR Chassis. Kadee HO whisker type couplers recommended. ....

HLM - RAR Coehorn loco

May 11, 2018 : From drawings in the Royal Arsenal Railway books by Mark Smithers. This is a version with full chassis adaption for the RAR Chassis. Kadee HO whisker type couplers recommended. ....

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Black Victoria has become green Anna ! Did I do it again ? well, maybe not.., but I found the colour I want. I did go for the deep green on first pic below. I did rush it so I could see the colour on, so no airbrush (obviously..) but will mask Woolwich..

KFJ - Green Anna

Apr 29, 2018 : Black Victoria has become green Anna ! Did I do it again ? well, maybe not.., but I found the colour I want. I did go for the deep green on first pic below. I did rush it so I could see the colour on, so no airbrush (obviously..) but will mask Woolwich..

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While the glue on the layout is drying up I did try another salvage mission, this time on the black Victoria. First two photos shows after sanding, as much as I dared to without destroying to much detail. Second last two photos shows after primer and a co

KFJ - Another salvage attempt

Apr 29, 2018 : While the glue on the layout is drying up I did try another salvage mission, this time on the black Victoria. First two photos shows after sanding, as much as I dared to without destroying to much detail. Second last two photos shows after primer and a co

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Eureka, Finally I made it - A FRAME !! What might it be of this ? Well, I will flip it over and start the scenery of course. .. : ) This is the first module of six and a half, all 55 * 150 cm in size (except that half one..). How far it will take to re...

KFJ - Historical - a Frame!

Apr 29, 2018 : Eureka, Finally I made it - A FRAME !! What might it be of this ? Well, I will flip it over and start the scenery of course. .. : ) This is the first module of six and a half, all 55 * 150 cm in size (except that half one..). How far it will take to re...

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Did some work on my vans today!  The first powder van (same as in the UK review) got some paint. The paint looked ok on my sample, but when put on a light gray primed van it got to bright .. Ok for now. Also painted and assembled the bogies as shown......

KFJ - Vans n such

Apr 28, 2018 : Did some work on my vans today! The first powder van (same as in the UK review) got some paint. The paint looked ok on my sample, but when put on a light gray primed van it got to bright .. Ok for now. Also painted and assembled the bogies as shown......

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The kings coach are now ready! Needs roof, couplers and KLJ bogies to complete. If you prefer the JGJ bogies, they are equal, just the design on the side that differ. Available in 1/43.5 scale only. Kadee HO whisker type couplers recommended.

HLM - KLJ The Kings Coach 2

Apr 27, 2018 : The kings coach are now ready! Needs roof, couplers and KLJ bogies to complete. If you prefer the JGJ bogies, they are equal, just the design on the side that differ. Available in 1/43.5 scale only. Kadee HO whisker type couplers recommended.

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Coach gates from Kungavagnen (kings coach). 4 side gates, 4 end gates and 5 roof vents.

HLM - KLJ coach gates, the king

Apr 27, 2018 : Coach gates from Kungavagnen (kings coach). 4 side gates, 4 end gates and 5 roof vents.

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Big day today! All RAR steam locomotives now has latest cylinders included and also uploaded to Shapeways. That finishes this adventure. Ian Bull has teased me with a wonderful picture of the Coehorn loco, which I also started but not sure yet when it wil

HLM - RAR All Cylinders In Place

Apr 22, 2018 : Big day today! All RAR steam locomotives now has latest cylinders included and also uploaded to Shapeways. That finishes this adventure. Ian Bull has teased me with a wonderful picture of the Coehorn loco, which I also started but not sure yet when it wil

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Now when I know the test print worked out good after the last corrections, I started making all the different types or designs of cylinders there are. The blue ones shows the finished and the rest is final stage before all pieces are joined together ..

HLM - RAR Cylinder generations

Apr 22, 2018 : Now when I know the test print worked out good after the last corrections, I started making all the different types or designs of cylinders there are. The blue ones shows the finished and the rest is final stage before all pieces are joined together ..

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The RAR cylinders arrived yesterday along with my copy of the Woolwich loco.  The cylinder base worked just fine, but I had to whittle of most of the good stuff on the cosmetic part of the cylinder end, the end against the piston. Just no way to make it..

KFJ - Another happy day in the cave

Apr 21, 2018 : The RAR cylinders arrived yesterday along with my copy of the Woolwich loco. The cylinder base worked just fine, but I had to whittle of most of the good stuff on the cosmetic part of the cylinder end, the end against the piston. Just no way to make it..

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Kungavagnen (kings coach) in preparation as a new kit in 7mm scale. Soon to be released. This is a new approach I have not tried before. Since each piece is printed separate, several different coaches can be made. Gates and final detailing remains to ....

HLM - KLJ The Kings Coach

Apr 21, 2018 : Kungavagnen (kings coach) in preparation as a new kit in 7mm scale. Soon to be released. This is a new approach I have not tried before. Since each piece is printed separate, several different coaches can be made. Gates and final detailing remains to ....

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On common request, only the gates as a separate kit.

HLM - KLJ coach gates, standard

Apr 21, 2018 : On common request, only the gates as a separate kit.

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