This is № 567 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. This beautiful model train layout in 1/87 scale is a historically accurate replica of the Royal Saxon State Railways. The period of East German railway traffic offers a rich repertoire for model railroading. This is why Jens Petermann started building the station of Jahnsbach with his team called “Bimmlbahner” in 2013. The rolling stock has been weathered and modified exactly according to old photos.
This is № 564 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. After World War II, rail transport in East Germany was characterised by steam trains and steam locomotives operated by the Deutsche Reichsbahn. In rural regions, especially in the state of Saxony, narrow gauge steam engines were in use, for example on the “Pressnitz Valley Railway”.
This is № 563 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Narrow gauge field railways held an important role in the industry. Due to their long tradition, industrial railways are a very popular subject for railway modelling or model railroading. Dr. Michael Giersberg is one of those railway modellers or model railroaders who specialized in the reproduction of narrow gauge field railways in East Germany. His model train diorama constructed in HOn30 scale depicts a small village with a quarry in the 1960s.
This is № 562 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Model railroads are particularly impressive when you can explore them from the driver's eye view. Let's go for a cab ride on one of America’s greatest model train layouts in HO scale. During this model train journey we discover the amazing “Penn Falls Railroad” that is maintained by the members of the Chelten Hills Model Railroad Club in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States.
This is № 561 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. For over 40 years, rail transport in East Germany was characterised by trains operated by the Deutsche Reichsbahn. In rural regions in particular, there were narrow-gauge railways and small branch lines that were operated exclusively with steam locomotives. This period of East German railway traffic offers a rich repertoire for railway modelling. Franz Rittig is a well-known railway modeller who depicts the railway infrastructure of the North German region Mecklenburg in his model railways. His latest model railway in 1/87 scale consists of two dioramas on an area of 2.7 m x 0.4 m x 0.5 m depicting the train station of Friedrichsruhe and Alt Warnow.
This is № 558 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. In every country there are artists and masters in the field of model railroading who have the ability to depict nature, trains, buildings, landscapes and rail traffic as realistically as possible in the model. In Germany, there was a model maker who was known throughout Europe. His name was Bernhard Stein, and this video presents one of his largest model railroad layouts in HO scale.