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HO Scale "old" Layout:  Great Northern, Burlington Northern, BNSF
built by Paul Kolb, Sirnach (Switzerland)
Layoutplan of the "old" Layout, Size: 9,2 x 5 m (30,5 x 16,5 feet) Date: 4/87 drawing by Urs Weibel

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The old Layout is still under construction but some visitors came already all the way from Zürich
Balz Lehmann, Werni Meer, John Wiesmann are visitting Paul - 20 John and Werni take a look - 45
Balz is inspecting the rear side - 46 Paul built the first mountains - 18
In the meantime, the layout got full landscaping.
from left: Christian Huber, Paul Kolb, Freddy Pfundstein,
Döbi (Peter Döbeli), Werni & Rosmarie Lang, Jürg Lütscher - 19
from left: Peter Dossenbach, Franco Rossi, Martin Kolb, Urs Keel, ?,
from right: Max Peter, Dieter Gorgass, Werni Lang - 21
empty double stack train - 08 loaded caol train - 14 mid train helpers - 15
Paul did always welcome visitors and oh boy, they were impressed about his layout.
Visitors were always welcome (club members of EMF) - 43 it makes a lot of fun when the trains are running - 52
Canadian National and Canadian Pacific activities - 05 CN Grain Train is passing - 65
BNSF with GE Test Car - 16 Ferdinand Rat is taking photos - 29
Great Northern and Northern Pacific Passenger Trains - 28 Union Pacific as a "guest railroad" on Paul's layout - 30
GN Steam Era with Passenger and Freight Trains - 62 NP "Main Street of the Northwest" and GN Empire Builder - 60
GN Steam Action with ore car train - 51 GN Steam Freight Trains - 25
Coal Train with CP Rail mid train helpers - 24 Coal Train with MRL mid train helpers - 27
All Santa Fe power with Intermodal Train - 10 First Loco is a MPI leasing - 07
BNSF took over BN - 53 Above BN SD70MAC Diesels - 49
two BN trains on two levels - 09 BN Diesel Loco with Siemens technology - 56
BN power is taking over - 66 BN executive F-units are pulling a director's special - 67
BN is now all over - 64 BN is the main road nowadays - 57
LMX Leasing are pulling a Boeing Train - 59 BN LNG exprimental Loco - 63
different BNSF paint schemes - 11 from AT&SF and BN to BNSF - 12
nice mix of different railroads - 61 parade of different railroads - 58
Diesel Shops full of Santa Fe Locos - 22 rear side of the layout (not visible from front) - 41
second loco is a custom made BN SF paint scheme by Paul - 32 BN Locos at the Shops - 31
AT&SF Warbonnet and BN Diesels - 08H LMX, BN, Oakway Leasing Diesesl - 33
Guest Railroad today: Union Pacific incl. DDA40X - 23 Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Diesels - 48
upper part with small village - 26 special car for Boeing parts - 54
Station of upper part - 09H Amtrak Station - 13
DM&IR 2-8-8-4, M-4 Steam Loco - 55 Container Terminal - 34
GN Diesel and Steam - 50 BN Coal Trains - 38 BNSF incl. AT&SF Warbonnet - 35


Reportage dieser HO GN-Anlage in "Die Modell-Eisenbahn" 4/87 / Magazine Report (German)
Direktlink mit A4 grossen Seiten  /  direct link with full size pages - click here
Copyright by Martin von Meyenburg und Dr. Hansjörg Loretz "Die Modell-Eisenbahn" 4/87

Copyright by Paul Kolb and Martin Kolb

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