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Parade of the engines! As the track plan of this model train layout provides a long straight mainline in the foreground, this is the perfect place for trainspotting or photo-shooting! This photo series starts with 2 steam engines meeting under the signal box - truly an impressive look even in small N scale. No wonder that the worker on the bridge waves his hand there:

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The steam engine on the left is a BR 01 (Fleischmann), usually used for passenger trains. The BR 44 on the right is a powerhouse for heavy freight trains.

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Once again the BR 44, now with a heavy coal train. The model is by Minitrix, its Faulhaber drive system is not placed in the tender, but in the boiler. It provides an excellent running:

N scale steam engine

In Germany the era of the steam locomotives ended in the 1970ies. Since that time only diesel and electric engines are in service; on main lines mostly electric locomotives. Next is a BR 141, a very popular engine (prototype as well as model) with many versions:

N scale electric locomotive

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Another BR 141 is coming, but now in the green version. What a noise! Obviously the foreman has to speak loud to his workmates on the construction site in the foreground…

But how did the next loco come to Munich/Bavaria? I think, it is by Life-Like trains:

Model train locomotives

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Two smaller diesel engines waiting on a siding track for the next jobs. These V 100 locos (later as classes 211, 212 or 213) were developed in the 1950/60ies for non electrified branch lines:

N scale diesel engine

The next picture shows the E94 (model by Arnold):

Electric locomotive

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