Faszination Modellbau
Leading International Exhibition for
Model Railroading and Model Building
01.–03. NOVEMBER 2019
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...