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For sale: all my modelrailroad stuff ! (due to ongoing health-issues) *** UPDATED July, 22th – 2018 ***
Hello All, Due to ongoing health-issues, I’m no longer able to do anything modelrailroad related … After a long period of thinking, and with a lot of regrets and pain in my heart, I decided to sell all my modelrailroad … Continue reading
The day we arrived in Wernigerode, we did go to the center of the town, where we had a nice dinner. When going back to the hotel, I suddenly didn’t feel so well, and I hardly made it to the … Continue reading
And ofcourse, we had to take some pictures of the gardenrailway of the hotel 🙂
On Tuesday, we visited the “Bastei” itself, a rock-formation you have to see yourself …
On Monday, we drove to Rathen, to visit the “Bastei”. We stayed in the “EisenbahnWelt” hotel, a nice hotel with a “Spur 1” gartenbahn in the garden of this hotel. (Which, as guests of these hotel, we could visit freely)
Due to beeing our last day in Dresden, we visited “Zwinger Palace”, later on that last sunday of our stay in Dresden …
On Sunday, I had an appointment with Jens Steiner from the Eisebahnmuseum Dresden Alt-Stadt. Normally, the museum is open only one sunday every month, but Jens gave me and Christel a private tour trough the museum. Jens, if you are … Continue reading
Yesterday we did visit Meissen (famous for its porcelain). It’s about 24 KM from Dresden, and we did make the trip by boat. It was another hot day, so, seeking some cool air on the water, was not a bad … Continue reading
Today, in the morning we did visit a local modellbau shop, named “Modellbau Peter”. http://www.modellbaupeter.com (you can also buy online) Every year when we go on holidays, I try to lookup a local modeltrain shop, in front of the holidays … Continue reading
Today, we had a very busy schedule. In the morning, we did take the sight-seeing bus to The Volkswagen glass factory. (They don’t make glass, but it got his name because it’s a complete glass “see-trough” buildling) In the past, … Continue reading
Yesterday we drove from Neuenmarkt to Dresden. We arrived in the Hilton hotel at around 2 PM. After checking in, we did a small sightseeing and visited the “Altmarkt Gallerie” (a Shoppin Centre) We did eat something on the Brühler … Continue reading
Holiday season started for us 🙂 Left home on Saturday morning – september 27th, with a brand new car. We didn’t leave our street, or already a problem appeared with the internal navigation of the new BMW gran tourer 🙁 … Continue reading
Part 7 of our holidays feels like “comming home” 🙂 We have already been several times in Göppingen for IMA and Märklin opendoors … The last time was 4 years ago, but it still feels very familiar 🙂 We arrived … Continue reading
Just outside Rörthenburg-ob-ter-Tauber (about 7 kilometers), there is a small town, called “Steinfeld”. In this town, you can visit “Faszination Gothard Bahn”, a Swiss-themed model railroad … I was a little disappointed while visiting this modelrailroad. (Maybe I have seen … Continue reading
The fifth planned stop during our holidays, was in Rörthenburg-ob-ter-Tauber, were we visited the old city (within the city-walls).
The fourth planned stop during our holidays, was in Nördlingen. We visited the old city of Nördlingen, and also visited the Bayerisches Eisenbahnmuseum, where we made a trip with a 01 and 052 steam locomotives.
The third planned stop during our holidays, was in Titisee-Neustadt. Ofcourse we visited the Titisee, and did make a boat-trip on it 🙂 During our trip to Titisee-Neustadt, we also made a “shopping-day” in Freiburg.
The second planned stop during our holidays, was in Speyer. We visited the Technik museum … (Furthermore, we also visited to old city of Speyer and did some shopping)
Our annual holiday started with the Veluwse steam company this year. We did visit them last year, but this year, it’s the 40th anniversary of the Veluwse steam company, so they had several guest-locomotives, and they organized a locomotive-parade for … Continue reading
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When I got home from work, I noticed some updates for NetGen galleries. (ooh well, they are already available for several weeks, but I just noticed it) After the upgrade, and a bit of “fiddling” with PHP files and templates … Continue reading
Hello readers, Today I noticed that the last automatic WordPress update, screwed up some picture galleries 🙁 So, it’s possible that you did find articles on our blog, without pictures ! In the meanwhile, we fixed this issue, but please, … Continue reading
This weekend, we visited Eurospoor 2014. While years ago, we almost liked every modelrailroad on modelrailroad exhibitions, we became more and more “critics”. There was a lot of stuff we didn’t like anymore. However, we did like the French railroad … Continue reading
During our holidays in september, we bought a new DSLR camera – the Nikon D5300. It has more features, wifi, GPS and a much higher resolution (25 Mpixels), compared to our Nikon D60. It also features “live view” on the … Continue reading
Today we visited the Bergbau museum in Bochum – Germany. The past years, we visited several mines, but this mining museum is a bit more recent. (The mine was still in use till january 2000 !) As a result, the … Continue reading
Yesterday we visited the Eisenbahnmuseum Bochum-Dalhausen in Germany. We also made a trip with the schienenbus over the Ruhrtalbahn. It did take me a bit longer to get the pictures “up” on our website. First of all, a WordPress update … Continue reading
Today we visited OktoRail in Essen (Germany) An H0 Märklin layout … Because Kris recently started filming in 3D, we tried something different. From now on, I will be taking pictures, while Kris record videos. Today, we both did take … Continue reading
Today we visited OktoRail in Essen (Germany) An H0 Märklin layout … Because I recently started filming in 3D, we tried something different. From now on, Christel will be taking pictures, while I record videos. Today, we both did take … Continue reading
Today we visited the Schwebebahn in Wuppertal – Germany. The Schwebebahn is unique in the world, and was taken into service in march 1901. It’s 13,3 KM long and it takes about 40 till 45 minutes to go from Vohwinkel, … Continue reading
Today and tomorrow, we will visit the “Veluwse Stoom Maatschappij” (Veluwse Steam Company) at the yearly “Terug naar toen”-days. For more info, please visit the VSM website. Here is a short photo-impression … (I also started filming again, so expect … Continue reading
Today we visited the palace “Het Loo” in the Netherlands. It’s the former Dutch royal palace, and is now a museum. For more info, please visit the website “Paleis het Loo”. Here is a short photo-impression …
Yesterday we visited MiWuLa (Miniatur Wunderland) in Hamburg (Germany) In 2007, we visited MiWuLa for the first time. A lot has been changed since then, they now also have the Swiss Alps and a large airport 🙂 For more info, … Continue reading
Hi folks, Due to illness, it will take some time before I can update this website or answer your emails. I’m already “offline” for several months now, I hope to be “better” within a few months … Best regards, Kris
During the weekend of november 9th till 11th – 2013, AMRA (Antwerp Model Railroad Association) did held it’s yearly open house exhibition. (They also celebrated 50 years of excistence) Check out the website at http://www.amra-modeltreinen.be I did take the opportunity … Continue reading
In the morning, we did take the “Autobahn” to Hermeskeil. (It was a 142 KM drive, but at a speed of almost 200 km/hour on some parts of the highway, we made it in about an hour) We visited the … Continue reading
Today, we visited the DB museum in Koblenz. (DB = Deutsche Bahn = German railroad company) We were lucky, because today was also the day that the “Trix Express day” was held in the museum in Koblenz. (Trix is a … Continue reading
Today we made a train-trip on narrow-gauge, with the “Vulkan Express”.(Brohltalbahn from Brohl to Engeln and back) Fore more info about this narrow-gauge, please visit http://www.vulkan-express.de/ Furthermore, we had some “Apfelstrudel” at a terras, back on the way to the … Continue reading
Since a few days, we are checked in, into a hotel in Dieblich. (Located in the Moselle region in Germany – between Koblenz and Trier) Today we made a nice boat-trip from Obenfell (about 6 KM from our hotel) to … Continue reading
On september 7th & 8th, KMYCA did hold it’s yearly international steamdays at “Rivierenhof” in Deurne. More info at http://www.kmyca.be Here you find the photo-impression of sunday – september 8th.
On september 7th & 8th, KMYCA did hold it’s yearly international steamdays at “Rivierenhof” in Deurne. More info at http://www.kmyca.be Here you find the photo-impression of saturday – september 7th.
Yesterday, we visited the steam-engine museum in Medemblik. We also went to Enkhuizen and did have a “koop-avond” (buy-evening – all shops stay open till 9 PM). For diner, we did have Japanese food 🙂 We just arrived back home, … Continue reading
Today we made “the trip” with the steam-tram from Hoorn to Medemblik, followed by the boat-trip from Medemblik to Enkhuizen, and a “regular train-ride” from Enkhuizen, back to Hoorn. (the last was a bit *boring*) I just uploaded our last … Continue reading
Tomorrow, we will make a trip with the steamtram in Hoorn. Today we already arrived in Hoorn. We visited the steam-engine depot and workplace, and had a great diner in the harbour. I just finished uploading the first pictures, enjoy … Continue reading
Every 2th and 4th sunday of the month, we have a “riding in the park”, with the KMYCA club. (If the weather is OK) Club-members can ride on the tracks in the park, with self-made locomotives (electric and live-steam), mostly … Continue reading
As a yearly habbit, the Steam-group of Turnhout, did held it’s yearly international steamdays in may. As steam-enthousiasts, we visited this event.
first of all, a Merry Christmas to all our readers and their family 🙂 Yesterday-evening, I had an intimite Christmas diner with my wife Christel … Besides some good food, I had to openup a lot of presents, between 7 … Continue reading
So, yesterday was Christels’ birthday. We enjoyed some good food and some nice drinks … Besides that, I also had some presents for my girl 🙂 Well, it was a “plan B” present ! During summermonths, I bought a live-steam … Continue reading
Welcome to our garden-railway ! Last year, Christel already bought an LGB startset. (see september 2011 in the railroading section) This year, we decided to do a complete make-over of our garden, to include some LGB layout. We started somewhere … Continue reading
Due to the garden-railway, we became a member of the GrootSpoorForum. This forum is dedicated to 30,32 & 45 mm rail-based rolling material. In this forum, they also have a live-steam section, which did draw our attention, because we were … Continue reading
The NMBS (Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen = National Society for Belgian Railroad), did held an open house, during the weekend of september 26/27 – 2011. We visited the workplace/maintenance depot in Antwerp North.
During our september-holidays 2011, we also visited the Märklin days and IMA in Göppingen. Due to the large amount of pictures (about 89), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2011, we also visited the Modellbahn in Wiehe.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 297), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2011, we also visited the Modellbundesbahn in Bad-Driburg.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 409), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2011, we also visited Deutschland Express in Gelsenkirchen.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 546), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2011, we also visited the Modellbahnshow in Merklingen.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 60), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our holidays in september 2011, we visited several “things”, during a trip trough Germany (that started in the Belgian Ardennes): Caves of “Hannes-sur-Lesse” Ardenner Culture Boulevard Deutschland Express in Gelsenkirchen Modellbundesbahn in Bad-Driburg Modellbahn in Wiehe Wernigerode: Visit to … Continue reading
We visited the modelrailroad exhibition “Ontraxs” in Utrecht …
During our september-holidays 2010, we also visited the Modellbahnshow in Merklingen.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 553), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2010, we also visited the Schwarzwaldbahn in Hausach.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 257), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2010, we also visited the Schauswanzlebahn in Blumberg.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 218), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2010, we also visited Faller in Gutenbach.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 95), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2010, we also visited Miniland in Munchen.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 538), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our holidays of 2010, we mainly visited Germany, and lots of (model)railroad related “things to see” … This is a list of places (non railroad related) we visited: The castle of Neuschwanstein The waterfalls of Triberg Museum of clocks … Continue reading
Tour-de-France did pas by our village today …
On the Dutch 3-rail forum, they organised a photo-contest, based on Weathering for modelrailroad. I still have my WR360, so I did take some pictures, and send them in.
We had some snow here in Belgium. About 500 meter from our home, we have a protected nature area. We went for a walk 🙂 Furthermore, we also added some pictures of our garden in the snow …
On April 12th, 2009, the Easter-bunny brought me a present … Actually, today I drove about 312 kilometers to get my Easter-present 🙂 (156 KM in one direction) A trip from Ekeren, to somewhere above Utrecht, (with a bag full … Continue reading
On sunday, we did go to the “Night of the Proms” in the Antwerp Sportpaleis. We did enjoy the following artists: Roxette OMD Sharon Den Adel (from “Within Temptation”) Toots Thielemans Peter & Zoltan Katona John Miles Fine Fleur (vocals) … Continue reading
During our september-holidays 2009, we also visited “Modellbahnwelt Oberhausen”.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 645), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2009, we also visited Märklin Erlebeniswelt in Göppingen.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 135), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2009, we also visited Madurodam in Den Haag.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 359), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our september-holidays 2009, we also visited Railzminiworld in Rotterdam.Due to the large amount of pictures (about 426), I created a separate album for these pictures.
During our holidays in september 2009, we visited several “things” in Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany: Brugge – Venice of the North (Belgium) Amsterdam (we stayed in the CitizenM hotel !) Den Haag (where we visited Madurodam and also visited … Continue reading
To finish our “party week” (Due to Christels’ birthday), we went to the “Night of the Proms” in the “Antwerp sportpaleis”. This 4-hours long show, was really good … We did see: Midge Ure (the guy from Ultravox, well-known from … Continue reading
Aah, it has been a while, since the previous update, this was mainly due to a lack of time 😉 (No, really, I mean it !) – First of all, in the weekend of october, 25th and 26th, we went … Continue reading
We visited the “Modelspoor Expo” in Mechelen. A 2-yearly event, organized by Modelspoormagazine. Please enjoy the pictures 🙂 (about 222)
In september 2008, we had a big trip trough some countries and cities in Europe. Due to some medical limitations, I’m not allowed to use airplanes, so travelling by car will be our main transportation utility during our holidays. We … Continue reading
Together with Rik & Monique, we decided to bring a visit to Lillo and Doel. Lillo is a small town, in the middle of the Antwerp harbour. You can take a free ferry from Lillo to Doel. Doel is almost … Continue reading
At Antwerp open harbour-day, people can visit the Antwerp Harbour, including a boat-trip trough the docks, and a visit inside some companies … So, we visited this event, and did take the opportunity to test out the GPS logger and … Continue reading
On Saturday, june 21th – 2008, my sister in law (my wifes’ sister) and her husband, did trow a party, because of there 25th anniversary of marriage. A few days before that party, she phoned us, with the question if … Continue reading