foreign-railroading

Railroading, model and prototype, outside of North America

Modeling Asian Railways in N scale

Clinician: 

Asian railways are more than bullet trains! See model temples, rice paddies, a Taiwan branchline. Locate equipment you can adapt for that Korean or Thai railway you've always craved! Whatever your prototype or scale, you're sure to gain insight into finding sources for the unusual. Be sure to visit the LD/OPSIG room to see the AsiaNRail modular layout that accompanies this clinic presentation!

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The European N scale convention

Clinician: 

For the past several years the organization 'N Club International' has held a European N scale convention in Stuttgart, Germany, in conjunction with the trade show 'Modell Bau Sud'. Clubs from as many as nine countries set up their modules in a huge interconnected layout. This clinic will provide an overview of the skill and variety displayed by the clubs from across Europe including: Austria, England, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Day Time Room
Monday, Aug 24 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Sellwood

Behind the scene at Miniatur Wunderland

Clinician: 

This clinic will take you behind the scene of the world's largest model railroad, Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany. You will see how they develop the scenes, structures, and figures for the layout; how they control the layout; how they keep the water clear and prevent a flood; how they control the scale model ships; how they maintain and control the hundreds of vehicles; how they control the aircraft; where they go after takeoff; and what's coming next.

Day Time Room
Sunday, Aug 23 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sellwood
Tuesday, Aug 25 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Weidler
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