LGB Loco Prototypes---Pictures of the real locos

themole

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LGB locos, and their prototypes. Some of you may wonder what the real loco looks like, I have put a collection of photos together, some curtesy of deschribe-online.de I hope you like them, and may be of use if adding extra detail etc. Alyn
 
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Picture three could be made out of converting a BO-BO just need a new body. Picture six is a 0-6-0 tank again a conversion of a LGB 0-6-2 tank would be possible. I will add to this thread after sorting some more pictures. Alyn
 
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Great stuff Alyn. Thank you! :clap:
 
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Hi Whatlep, the following pictures, again some curtesy deschribe-online.de The first is a Krauss 0-4-0 which could be made out of chopping a Stainz. Alyn
 
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The third picture is of Stainz in pre-extended tank state circa 1956, as per the LGB model. Alyn
 
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First picture, curtesy www.strassenbahn-chemnitz.de, and the other pictures, deschribe.de Alyn
 
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Great set of pics Alyn. Particularly fascinated with the trackless car on test/demonstration in post 5

Mick
 
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yes really good sets of piks

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themole

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Note the pair of tram locos double heading. Pictures curtesy of deschribe-online.de Alyn PS the trolly-bus/Obus in the earlier picture early ones looked very similar to their tram cousins, often called trackless trams. Alyn
 
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brilliant that's great. especially as a relative newcomer I only really new the locos through the models!
 
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GREAT photos, but there are two here that are of interest....
Mole-

What line/railway is the 4th pic with the HF130C with the two goods cars and track in pavement?

The ex MPSB 0-8-0 in the last pic lives about half a day's drive north of here in LaPorte Indiana (home of the large scale company Hartland Locomotive Works), now BTW!
 
themole

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themole

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What line/railway is the 4th pic with the HF130C with the two goods cars and track in pavement?

The ex MPSB 0-8-0 in the last pic lives about half a day's drive north of here in LaPorte Indiana (home of the large scale company Hartland Locomotive Works), now BTW!
The HF130 is on the Ybbstylbahn. I have plenty of pictures, but need to sort them all out as they are all on cd's and disc drives:impatient: Alyn
 
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When LGB designed their model of the Spremburger 0-4-0 they really used the elastic ruler.
I reckon the Feldbahn loco wheels and wheelbase would have been less wrong as a starting point?

David


 
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Hi, David, remember that that the Spremberger 0-4-0 was an early introduction to the LGB range (albeit with simple valve gear plus a battery version) and the rubber ruler and stainz wheelbase to use the same motor etc. If any one has more prototype pics please post on this sight to make a good ref / database. Alyn
 
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Hi Alyn, great photos. Any of the Feldbahn locos 23140 etc. Regards Derek