Page 2 of the Garden Railroad archive.

All about my Fn3 scale garden railroad

[CFF] A new old passenger car

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 with 1 Comment

Hi folks, in August, I shared some thoughts about my rolling stock for the Romanian logging lines. Some while later, I had first ideas to solve my issues but finally, it developed totally different than expected when I spotted an interesting offer on eBay. Please welcome the old coach of the “Eussertalbahn” which was acquired […]

[CFF] Budapest 764-253

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 23 November 2021 with 2 Comments

Please welcome… the latest addition to my Romainan Forestry Railroad roster: Budapest loco 764-253. This loco is loosely based on a prototype (764-235) which operated on the Line of Orastie. A similar loco (764-234) was in use on the line of Oituz, which made this loco interesting to me. The prototype of 234 got scrapped […]

[CFF] Time for painting…

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 16 November 2021 with 1 Comment

Hi folks, due to some other troubles around, I missed to update weekly as usual. Sorry for that. So time to share some photos of the painting process. First it feels wrong to assemble a finished loco after weeks of construction. But the final result will be worth the effort. After cleaning the parts, I […]

[CFF] Detailwork at the cab

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 5 October 2021 with 3 Commentsas , ,

It’s time for another update. I glued the parts of the cab together after adding the rain gutter to the sides. The side walls were cut with extra width and I used spacers then gluing the front and back. Once the glue was dry, I filed the sides flush with the ends. Nevertheless, I need […]

[CFF] Starting the cab construction

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 28 September 2021 with 1 Commentas , ,

I postponed this final step for a long while, but now it’s time to tackle the cab. As on my Krauss loco, I made all walls from 1,5mm ABS plastics. To bend the backside wall, I heated the plastic and used a jig. The windows were cut out with a scroll saw and filed to […]