Old boys railroad in Sweden

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  1. berraf

    berraf Member

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    Hi there everybody!
    We are two old fellows in southern Sweden that builds a model railroad layout in a cellar. The theme for the railroad are: Have fun :thumb:
    We gladly mix swedish rolling stock with US and don´t bother about it. We simply have fun.
    You can see our layout at our website. Please sign our guestbook if you visit us :)

  2. Thoroughbreed

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    Welcome aboard!!!
    A very good looking layout sir, nice tracklaying:thumb: :thumb:
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    Great! The pictures are interesting seeing so many diesels and engines from different places on one layout.

    Welcome!
  4. prodigy2k7

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    wow, lots of track in a small space, i like the track in the middle area, creative, nice job
  5. shaygetz

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    Welcome to The Gauge:wave:

    Great work, I really like the clean look of those control panels. And noe I don't feel so alone running European equipment with my American locos and cars...:thumb:
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    I think some of those Marklin Models are awesome looking,especially the ones modelled after trains from the third reich,very attractive and I wouldn't mind having one.


    Nice layout also!

    Chris
  7. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Hello and welcome! Thanks for sharing your web site with us. I really like those professional looking control panels as well!
    Ralph
  8. berraf

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    Thank´s everyone for your response to our little railroad. :wave:
    It´s really a small layout but we think we have the space that we need to both build a landscape and to run some traffic.
    You can see a movie from a interesting trainmeeting at our railroad between "The ugly duckling" and a Swedish Rc-locomotive here http://www.fasth.de/trains/film/tagmote.MOV
  9. Jim Krause

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    Welcome, from one old boy to another. Nice to hear from you. I worked in your country in 1991 and was surprised at the number of model railroaders that I met.
  10. berraf

    berraf Member

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    Where did you worked?
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    I worked as a field service rep for Boeing. I was at Arlanda Airport, with Lynjaflyg airlines. I lived in the community of Mearsta, about five kilometers from the airport. Please excuse my spelling of the the Swedish names.
  12. berraf

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    I´m familiar with Arlanda and Märsta because many years ago I worked at the fire brigade at Arlanda airport. I also worked as a firefighter at Bromma domestic airport south of Stockholm.
  13. berraf

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    We have some american diesels and they all are going very well but this loco is number one. A lot of muscles but moves like a lady, with grace...
    [​IMG]
    We believe it´s a SD70M but we are not sure so could someone tell us if we are right or wrong? :)
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    cred i tottally agree with you they look very nice and were total workhorses in there time,berraf your off to a good start
  15. Thoroughbreed

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    It appears to be a GE C44-9W.
    [​IMG]
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    berraf, is that not a dash 9? Or like thoroughbreed says C44-9W
  17. green_elite_cab

    green_elite_cab Keep It Moving!

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    yeah, thats definitely a C44-9W.

    EMD locomotives ( such as the SD70M) have a different style cab, and they don't have the winged radiators.

    the winged radiators are a feature of GE locomotives.
  18. berraf

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    Thanks for your help with the loco identity :)
    I really need to read moore about US locos beacaus at the moment I don´t can see the difference but that will come. I hope :rolleyes:
    Please visit our website´s loco-site and see if there´s something moore that is wrong.
    Thanks for your help!
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  20. berraf

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    Okej! I´m new at the forum and I didn´t know about this ID-forum. Now i know and will take the time I need to update my database :)
    Thanks for the tipTriplex