HO scale model railroad layout of Liège steel industry - Industrial model railway in museum quality

Published on November 27, 2022
HO scale model railroad layout of Liège steel industry - Industrial model railway in museum quality

This is № 514 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. The absolutely amazing model railroad layout “Le Bassin”, created by model builders Wieger Pasman and Floris Dilz in HO scale, depicts the Liège steel industry in Belgium. In the 1980’s the steel industry was to change completely because many parts of the steelworks were shut down. A mystical atmosphere emerged and the steelworks seemed like a patchwork of active and abandoned industrial buildings. This atmosphere fascinated model railway enthusiasts Wieger Pasman and Floris Dilz so much that they decided to build a model rail layout illustrating the industrial buildings in the inner cities of Seraing and Ougrée.


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