Odd Request

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by shelbys_dad, Nov 28, 2007.

  1. shelbys_dad

    shelbys_dad Member

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    It's unreal how hard it is to find info on 1850-1890 loco's. I'm talking specifically about southern Romanian region of Wallachia. Very strange, I know.......but when is the last time anyone seen a locomotive from that area & era? I'm just curious is all.
    I've spent longer than I want to admit searching and all I come up with are currently active loco's.
  2. Renovo PPR

    Renovo PPR Just a Farmer

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  3. shelbys_dad

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    :thumb:

    Not old enough, but thanks!........................now if I can just find them in N, Hmm
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    I may just have to change my ideas a bit cause I'm still unable to
    "gather intel."
  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I have to ask. What prompted your interest in this particular exotic location and time period? I'm intrigued.
    Ralph
  6. shelbys_dad

    shelbys_dad Member

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    Well, umm...........I have never in my lifetime seen anyone model that region. I thought about doing it in N scale on a door. Of coarse it would be a logging community as thats what they did in that region & era.
    I'm also tempted to scratch build this..and place it on a hillside
    [​IMG]
  7. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Interesting! I was just wondering if you had some personal link to The Old Country or something. I'm imagining lots of mountain scenary. A castle like that would make an impressive model! Best wishes on your search for more infomation!
    Ralph
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    60103 Pooh Bah

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    For modelling purposes, I think any old German/Austrian stock would be close. Even old English or American -- in HO Bachman's deWitt Clinton, Lafayette, or John Bull without the cowcatcher.
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    Nor have I. Modelling before the late 19th century is quite sparse, and modelling Romania is even rarer. Actually, have I ever seen a single layout depicting Romania?