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Les wrote:Are these the locos that delivered food within hospitals?
chris69 wrote:Wie immer "erstklassig"!!
I know the RR and have some great prototype pictures,including the inside of the building.Let me know if there is interest in the group and I will dig them out and post them.
Steve Bennett wrote:Do you have a photo with the figure in front of the loco Gerald?
mad gerald wrote:Hi Steve,Steve Bennett wrote:Do you have a photo with the figure in front of the loco Gerald?
yes, in the meantime I had a look at plenty of pictures, mainly in austrian fora/from austrian modelling mates. The height (of the cab) is about 1950mm. I'm still waiting for the correct measures. The older AEG akkuloks reach a height of about 2000mm. Sure this loco will be at "the limit" of 15" gauge - but on "this side" (if necessary I would lower the roof a tiny bit as an ultima ratio) ...
The locos are running on 500mm track (is that what you call 18"?), it might run on 15" as well (regauged), when I look at photos showing "the inner parts".
The company GEBUS former company of Mr. Ing. Struppe built a loco for the 381mm "Praterbahn" in Vienna as well ...
mad gerald wrote:@Steve Bennett: Just watch the photo showing the AEG loco #1 with an upright standing driver ...
chris69 wrote:I think they are a very lite Grey or off white with sliver (aluminum)containers
Cross Kitter wrote:Hi all,
Did no one notice the brushes on the end of the two locos in the Adrian Foster photo?
Anybody know what they are there for?
mad gerald wrote:@Steve
There are/were - at least - shown two different hospitals: The one with the AEG + Struppe locos ist (re-)named Geriatriezentrum am Wienerwald (former Versorgungsheim Lainz), the other one must have been the former lunatic assylum Steinhof, Otto-Wagner-Spital:
Geoffrey Tribe wrote:Another page on the site mentioned by Gerald shows several Austrian hospital lines http://www.feldbahn.at/sonderausstellun ... bahnen.php Three were in the Vienna area – the Geriatriezentrum Am Wienerwald and the Krankenhaus Lainz der Stadt Wien were I think adjacent to each other, there was also the entirely separate overhead electric line at Steinhof.
KEG wrote:If I remember right, somebody intended to construct a Gn15 layout in a coffin a few years ago. One of the many projects in here which was never realised.
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