How To Make Locomotive Models
Plans and instructions for making locomotive models – standard and narrow gauge steam engines.
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In this page are locomotive model plan books. Each book contains detailed plans and illustrated instructions.
You can use these plan books in different ways.
How To Make Scale Locomotive Models
- 1. Follow the instructions and use the plans as they are and build a 1/25 scale locomotive model in paper or brass.
- 2. Scan the plans and reduce the scale to build a model in OO, HO or TT Scale. Do it in card, paper or brass.
- 3. Scan the plans, reduce the scale and make a 3d version using Sketchup or another CAD program such as the free Qcad software.
- 4. Print the individual parts in 2d to cut out directly or use as a pattern for your photo etch or card.
The detail you get is fantastic.
First here is gallery of images showing the models in this series that are available. They show completed models. Below the gallery is a description of each of the engines shown.
You can also see descriptions and get the plans by going to this page. Locomotive Models
Below is more descriptive information about each model shown in the gallery.
Narrow Gauge Steam Engine Bn2t Freudenstein
A 9.4 ton steam engine with a water capacity of 1200 liters and 350 kilograms of coal. It ran on 1000 mm track at 40 km per hour.
Details And More Pictures At Freudenstein
POLISH NARROW-GAUGE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE FROM 1948
This particular engine was built in 1948. The Cn2t was built from the early 1900’s on. It was found almost anywhere there were narrow gauge rails. It will fit any situation – industrial service or passenger service.
Details And More Pictures At Cn2t Las
Steam Engine Model TW-29
Details And More Pictures at TW-29
Narrow Gauge Diesel Engine Lxd2
Details And More Pictures at Lxd2
GERMAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE FOR PASSENGER TRAINS FROM 1898
Details And More Pictures at OD2
Narrow Gauge Industrial Diesel Engine GLS30
The GLS-30 series diesel locomotives went into serial production in 1961. They were and continue to be very popular industrial, narrow gauge engines.
Details And More Pictures At GLS30
Brigadelok Narrow Gauge Steam Engine Dn2t
Details And More Pictures At Dn2t
POLISH NARROW-GAUGE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE FROM 1929
Details And More Pictures At Px29
Narrow Gauge Steam Engine Model Px48
Details And More Pictures At Px48
NARROW GAUGE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE + 4 CARS FROM THE TURN OF THE CENTURY XIX/XX
Details And More Pictures At Wilanowska
Polish Freight Steam Engine From 1916
Details And More Pictures At TKw2
PRUSSIAN STEAM LOCOMOTIVE FROM 1882
Details And More Pictures At T-3
Steam Engine Model Bn2t
Details And More Pictures At Borsig
Steam Engine Heavy Freight Model TY23
Details And More Pictures At TY 23
Once again, you can see everything and get the plans by going to this page. Locomotive Models