I’ve got a little time this evening so figured I might as well post some old things from my bloglist. First up is Caleb Randolph’s Swedish Class B. As though packing in the details wasn’t enough, Caleb has gone where others fear tread and added sound. As for the model itself: I’m particularly impressed by Continue reading →
LEGO Diesel models on The Brothers Brick
Peter Norman (Swoofty) is usually more of a LEGO diesel man. But sometimes he’s a LEGO steam man and this is one of those times. It’s an ugly prototype made well.
The latest LEGO Exclusive kit is the 10219 Maersk Train arriving in April 2011 [UPDATE: It's now available]. Click here for the complete set of pictures. Below is the official press release from LEGO: 10219 Maersk Train Ages 14+. 1,234 pieces. US $119.99 CA $159.99 DE 119.99 € UK 91.99 £ The highly-realistic Maersk diesel-electric Continue reading →
I sometimes feel I have a bad habit of blogging LEGO diesel and steam trains even though I’m a big fan of electrics. Esben Kolind has helped cure me of this with his fantastic Copenhagen metropolitan train. Most impressive of all, in my opinion, is the accurate taper of the sides achieved by (in his Continue reading →
I started a little building challenge for trainheads (and those that might want to have a go) and Peter Norman donated a prize so it became a contest. An interesting aspect of train building in LEGO is that it’s one of the few areas where a number of people work from the same or similar Continue reading →
Matt Hamann (jaster) and Peter Norman (Swoofty) have been busy making excellent US diesel trains lately. As with any good LEGO diesel design the devil is in the details and none of these disappoint. The rear grilles on Peter’s AC6000 (top) and the middle flare on Matt’s GP40 (second-top) are particularly worthy of note. They’ve Continue reading →