A sunny October day with my trams. (Pictures problem are solved.)

schienenkönig

schienenkönig

I'm a tram intusiast and have made trams Scale G
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A tram day at a friends garden layout. My friend Wilfried and a 87 year old tram modeler had been invited to this event, So I took my car, my friend and the 87er. He took his last and latest model. A loco 609 from the Wuppertaler Stadtwerke. It was used to bring rail goods to some factories in Wuppertal. his loco still exist in Austria. A sad thing was that the old gentlemen said, that this loco was the last modell he made, His mobility had gone now. What we didn't know, was that this day would be a work tram day.
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A work tram parade.

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WSW Loco 609. Called "Dicke Berta" (Thick Berta) Wuppertal tram.

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This loco is allmost made with plywood. The loco has a nick name "Dicke Berta", (thick Berta) because it is a massive enginge and is still in use in Austria.

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The trailer with the tracks are self made from my friend. It was his first model he made with a very little help from me.


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My own work, work tram 3241 from Wuppertal. The big ond is still existing in a musem in Danmark.

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The tower tram is a freelance tram. The track trailer is similar made to a Düsseldorf one.

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This loco is the newest tram loco E1 from LGB. with sound.

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It has a problem. Even with ball bearing axles on the trailer, the loco could carry only two of them. My friend Kurt put some weight underneas the roof an now the traction is much better.

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We tested it with two tram trailer.

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The articulated tram made after repairs some test rides.

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Tram 266 had been tested as well, because I installed a sound decoder.

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The 6 axle Düwag tram is Düsseldorf 2308. In March 1957 in was tested in Wuppertal. SO I made this Version out of it. It has Wuppertal destination signs. I bought in on Ebay. But I spent a lot of hours to make it run. Also a new painting was sorayed on it The builder used a very pixeld advert, what looked not very good. By removing the ad, the üaint came off as well. So I decided zo change it to the time March 1957. With new axles in the motor box now it runs perfect. But now ther is the next problem. Seats ab figures are loose. And I can't fix it. There is no entrance to the üassengers place. I'm thinking of destroyind the windows an make new ones. When it is open by that way, I used a better glue for the seats and figurs.

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Before it was dark, a last picture.

Hope this little report was not so boring.

Peter . Wuppertal
 

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A tram day at a friends garden layout. My friend Wilfried and a 87 year old tram modeler had been invited to this event, So I took my car, my friend and the 87er. He took his last and latest model. A loco 609 from the Wuppertaler Stadtwerke. It was used to bring rail goods to some factories in Wuppertal. his loco still exist in Austria. A sad thing was that the old gentlemen said, that this loco was the last modell he made, His mobility had gone now. What we didn't know, was that this day would be a work tram day.
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A work tram parade.


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WSW Loco 609. Called "Dicke Berta" (Thick Berta) Wuppertal tram.

View attachment 258241
This loco is allmost made with plywood.

View attachment 258242
The trailer with the tracks are self made from my friend. It was his first model he made with a very little help from me.

View attachment 258246

View attachment 258243
My own work, work tram 3241 from Wuppertal. The big ond is still existing in a musem in Danmark.View attachment 258244
The tower tram is a freelance tram. The track trailer is similar made to a Düsseldorf one.

View attachment 258245
The loco has a nick name "Dicke Berta", (thick Berta) because ut us a massive enging and is still in use in Austria.
View attachment 258247

View attachment 258248


View attachment 258249
This loco is the newest tram loco E1 from LGB. with sound.

View attachment 258251

It has a problem. Even with ball bearing axles on the trailer, the loco could only carr two of them. My friend Kurt put some weight underneas the roof an now the traction is much better.

View attachment 258253
We tested it with two tram trailer.

View attachment 258254
The articulated tram made after repairs some test rides.

View attachment 258255
Tram 266 had been tested as well, bcause I installed a sound decoder.

View attachment 258256


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Before it was dark, a last picture.

Hope this little report was not so boring.

Peter . Wuppertal
Peter, not sure if it's my computer but cannot view any of your pictures. Just get an error code for the attachment.
 
David1226

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A tram day at a friends garden layout. My friend Wilfried and a 87 year old tram modeler had been invited to this event, So I took my car, my friend and the 87er. He took his last and latest model. A loco 609 from the Wuppertaler Stadtwerke. It was used to bring rail goods to some factories in Wuppertal. his loco still exist in Austria. A sad thing was that the old gentlemen said, that this loco was the last modell he made, His mobility had gone now. What we didn't know, was that this day would be a work tram day.
View attachment 258239
A work tram parade.


View attachment 258240
WSW Loco 609. Called "Dicke Berta" (Thick Berta) Wuppertal tram.

View attachment 258241
This loco is allmost made with plywood.

View attachment 258242
The trailer with the tracks are self made from my friend. It was his first model he made with a very little help from me.

View attachment 258246

View attachment 258243
My own work, work tram 3241 from Wuppertal. The big ond is still existing in a musem in Danmark.View attachment 258244
The tower tram is a freelance tram. The track trailer is similar made to a Düsseldorf one.

View attachment 258245
The loco has a nick name "Dicke Berta", (thick Berta) because ut us a massive enging and is still in use in Austria.
View attachment 258247

View attachment 258248


View attachment 258249
This loco is the newest tram loco E1 from LGB. with sound.

View attachment 258251

It has a problem. Even with ball bearing axles on the trailer, the loco could only carr two of them. My friend Kurt put some weight underneas the roof an now the traction is much better.

View attachment 258253
We tested it with two tram trailer.

View attachment 258254
The articulated tram made after repairs some test rides.

View attachment 258255
Tram 266 had been tested as well, bcause I installed a sound decoder.

View attachment 258256


View attachment 258257
Before it was dark, a last picture.

Hope this little report was not so boring.

Peter . Wuppertal
Peter

There appears to be an issue with the way you have loaded the photographs, they do not display in the thread and if I click on the attachement all I get is an error message.

David
 
schienenkönig

schienenkönig

I'm a tram intusiast and have made trams Scale G
4 May 2014
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Wuppertal
www.schwebebahn-wtal.de
Thanks for your messages. The problems are solved now. (Hopefully)
 
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Henri

Henri

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I really like these kind of postings!!! Thanks for sharing. I enjoyed reading it!
 
Chris Vernell

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I really like these kind of postings!!! Thanks for sharing. I enjoyed reading it!
Yes, there is some excellent modelling there -- and the photos are good too :)
 
idlemarvel

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Beautiful models and beautiful layout. Well done to you and your friends and thanks for posting.
 
Trains and More

Trains and More

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I really enjoyed these pictures. There is a soft spot in my heart for Streetcars.
Particularly for the ones I used as a teenager in Berlin. On of these days I will bring up enough courage to build some of them. Trouble is, I build in brass and these trams have so many complex curves, hard to do in sheet metal.
 
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A tram day at a friends garden layout. My friend Wilfried and a 87 year old tram modeler had been invited to this event, So I took my car, my friend and the 87er. He took his last and latest model. A loco 609 from the Wuppertaler Stadtwerke. It was used to bring rail goods to some factories in Wuppertal. his loco still exist in Austria. A sad thing was that the old gentlemen said, that this loco was the last modell he made, His mobility had gone now. What we didn't know, was that this day would be a work tram day.
View attachment 258265
A work tram parade.

View attachment 258266
WSW Loco 609. Called "Dicke Berta" (Thick Berta) Wuppertal tram.

View attachment 258267
This loco is allmost made with plywood. The loco has a nick name "Dicke Berta", (thick Berta) because it is a massive enginge and is still in use in Austria.

View attachment 258269
The trailer with the tracks are self made from my friend. It was his first model he made with a very little help from me.


View attachment 258270
My own work, work tram 3241 from Wuppertal. The big ond is still existing in a musem in Danmark.

View attachment 258271

View attachment 258272
The tower tram is a freelance tram. The track trailer is similar made to a Düsseldorf one.

View attachment 258273

View attachment 258274

View attachment 258275
This loco is the newest tram loco E1 from LGB. with sound.

View attachment 258276
It has a problem. Even with ball bearing axles on the trailer, the loco could carry only two of them. My friend Kurt put some weight underneas the roof an now the traction is much better.

View attachment 258277
We tested it with two tram trailer.

View attachment 258278
The articulated tram made after repairs some test rides.

View attachment 258279
Tram 266 had been tested as well, because I installed a sound decoder.

View attachment 258280
The 6 axle Düwag tram is Düsseldorf 2308. In March 1957 in was tested in Wuppertal. SO I made this Version out of it. It has Wuppertal destination signs. I bought in on Ebay. But I spent a lot of hours to make it run. Also a new painting was sorayed on it The builder used a very pixeld advert, what looked not very good. By removing the ad, the üaint came off as well. So I decided zo change it to the time March 1957. With new axles in the motor box now it runs perfect. But now ther is the next problem. Seats ab figures are loose. And I can't fix it. There is no entrance to the üassengers place. I'm thinking of destroyind the windows an make new ones. When it is open by that way, I used a better glue for the seats and figurs.

View attachment 258281
Before it was dark, a last picture.

Hope this little report was not so boring.

Peter . Wuppertal
A tram day at a friends garden layout. My friend Wilfried and a 87 year old tram modeler had been invited to this event, So I took my car, my friend and the 87er. He took his last and latest model. A loco 609 from the Wuppertaler Stadtwerke. It was used to bring rail goods to some factories in Wuppertal. his loco still exist in Austria. A sad thing was that the old gentlemen said, that this loco was the last modell he made, His mobility had gone now. What we didn't know, was that this day would be a work tram day.
View attachment 258265
A work tram parade.

View attachment 258266
WSW Loco 609. Called "Dicke Berta" (Thick Berta) Wuppertal tram.

View attachment 258267
This loco is allmost made with plywood. The loco has a nick name "Dicke Berta", (thick Berta) because it is a massive enginge and is still in use in Austria.

View attachment 258269
The trailer with the tracks are self made from my friend. It was his first model he made with a very little help from me.


View attachment 258270
My own work, work tram 3241 from Wuppertal. The big ond is still existing in a musem in Danmark.

View attachment 258271

View attachment 258272
The tower tram is a freelance tram. The track trailer is similar made to a Düsseldorf one.

View attachment 258273

View attachment 258274

View attachment 258275
This loco is the newest tram loco E1 from LGB. with sound.

View attachment 258276
It has a problem. Even with ball bearing axles on the trailer, the loco could carry only two of them. My friend Kurt put some weight underneas the roof an now the traction is much better.

View attachment 258277
We tested it with two tram trailer.

View attachment 258278
The articulated tram made after repairs some test rides.

View attachment 258279
Tram 266 had been tested as well, because I installed a sound decoder.

View attachment 258280
The 6 axle Düwag tram is Düsseldorf 2308. In March 1957 in was tested in Wuppertal. SO I made this Version out of it. It has Wuppertal destination signs. I bought in on Ebay. But I spent a lot of hours to make it run. Also a new painting was sorayed on it The builder used a very pixeld advert, what looked not very good. By removing the ad, the üaint came off as well. So I decided zo change it to the time March 1957. With new axles in the motor box now it runs perfect. But now ther is the next problem. Seats ab figures are loose. And I can't fix it. There is no entrance to the üassengers place. I'm thinking of destroyind the windows an make new ones. When it is open by that way, I used a better glue for the seats and figurs.

View attachment 258281
Before it was dark, a last picture.

Hope this little report was not so boring.

Peter . Wuppertal
beautiful models& tramway
 
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A tram day at a friends garden layout. My friend Wilfried and a 87 year old tram modeler had been invited to this event, So I took my car, my friend and the 87er. He took his last and latest model. A loco 609 from the Wuppertaler Stadtwerke. It was used to bring rail goods to some factories in Wuppertal. his loco still exist in Austria. A sad thing was that the old gentlemen said, that this loco was the last modell he made, His mobility had gone now. What we didn't know, was that this day would be a work tram day.
View attachment 258265
A work tram parade.

View attachment 258266
WSW Loco 609. Called "Dicke Berta" (Thick Berta) Wuppertal tram.

View attachment 258267
This loco is allmost made with plywood. The loco has a nick name "Dicke Berta", (thick Berta) because it is a massive enginge and is still in use in Austria.

View attachment 258269
The trailer with the tracks are self made from my friend. It was his first model he made with a very little help from me.


View attachment 258270
My own work, work tram 3241 from Wuppertal. The big ond is still existing in a musem in Danmark.

View attachment 258271

View attachment 258272
The tower tram is a freelance tram. The track trailer is similar made to a Düsseldorf one.

View attachment 258273

View attachment 258274

View attachment 258275
This loco is the newest tram loco E1 from LGB. with sound.

View attachment 258276
It has a problem. Even with ball bearing axles on the trailer, the loco could carry only two of them. My friend Kurt put some weight underneas the roof an now the traction is much better.

View attachment 258277
We tested it with two tram trailer.

View attachment 258278
The articulated tram made after repairs some test rides.

View attachment 258279
Tram 266 had been tested as well, because I installed a sound decoder.

View attachment 258280
The 6 axle Düwag tram is Düsseldorf 2308. In March 1957 in was tested in Wuppertal. SO I made this Version out of it. It has Wuppertal destination signs. I bought in on Ebay. But I spent a lot of hours to make it run. Also a new painting was sorayed on it The builder used a very pixeld advert, what looked not very good. By removing the ad, the üaint came off as well. So I decided zo change it to the time March 1957. With new axles in the motor box now it runs perfect. But now ther is the next problem. Seats ab figures are loose. And I can't fix it. There is no entrance to the üassengers place. I'm thinking of destroyind the windows an make new ones. When it is open by that way, I used a better glue for the seats and figurs.

View attachment 258281
Before it was dark, a last picture.

Hope this little report was not so boring.

Peter . Wuppertal
thank you, great stuff! Definately NOT boring.
 
Northsider

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Some beautiful models -really high quality scratch building- and shown working on an attractive tramway. Thanks for sharing!