Faszination Modellbau
International trade fair for
model railways and model making
01.–04. NOVEMBER 2018
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN
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Visitors  Model sectors  Steam Modelling

Steam on the tracks: 5 and 7¼ inch railway layout It is easy to be impressed by the intricacy of these mechanical masterpieces of yesteryear: elegant locomotives and proud traction engines show off their prowess in small format as they wind their way around the world's largest 5 inch and 7¼...
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Steam-driven road vehicles, traction engines Traction engines are in a class of their own at the Indoor Steam Meeting. The presentation of these unique rare vehicles is a firm favourite at the show. Look out for some unusual models and hitch a ride around the hall. The steam-driven road vehicles form a...
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Elegant ocean liners, steam pinnaces, stern wheelers and paddle steamers will be displayed on table-tops in Hall A5, with many models also being launched on the 400 m² large water pool. Even as models, these ships hold a fascination for their audience and give spectators the impression that they are...
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A wealth of creativity can be found on the table-top displays: Constructors of stationary steam engines are not only excellent mechanics - they are also exceedingly inventive. There is so much to discover among the fine mechanical rarities and beautiful machines in action. Model engineers love every little part of their...
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At this year's Faszination Modellbau the Dampffreunde Friedrichshafen will be showing an array of steam-driven exhibits, including the smallest steam engine in the world with 1.6 mm stroke and 1.6 mm bore.Manfred Fischer from Lindau has developed and built a steam locomotive with a Wankel rotary engine, which of course...
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This is bound to put a sparkle into the eyes of our younger visitors! All kids up to approx. 12 years of age are invited to go for a spin on the steam-driven merry-go-round. Mr. Spalinger from Switzerland constructed a steam engine according to plans by "H.A.TAYLER BEAM ENGINE" and...
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