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US Freight Train

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US Freight Train

A Big Boy with 4 PowerFunctions motors and ten freight waggons make my US freight train.

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PowerFunction Big Boy

Big Boy

This fantastic Big Boy was designed by Jason Steinhurst, I've just "copied" it.

Big Boy in motion – YouTube Video

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Boxcar

US freight waggons

A boxcar in rainbow colours is attached right to the tender of the Big Boy.

A building instruction for the typical US-style trucks is available at www.railbricks.com, design by Cale Leiphart.

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Boxcar

Sideview: Boxcar in rainbow colours. This box car is 7-wide, as all other waggons from my US freight train.

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Boxcar

Boxcar in chess-board style.

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Boxcar

Boxcar directly from Billand.

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Gondola

Gondola.

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Flatbed waggons

Flatbed waggons.

A building instruction for these typical US-style flatbed waggons is available at www.railbricks.com, design by Jeramy Spurgeon. I just converted them into 7-wide versions for my train.

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Flatbed waggons

In total I've build three flatbed waggons all in different stages of weathering.

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Caboose

Caboose

Specifications (Big Boy)

Drive: 4x PowerFunction M-Motors, receiver in boiler, battery box in tender
Type: 8-wide, Big Boy 4-8-8-4 [2' D, D 2'] steam engine with tender (7 axles)
Train Wheels: LEGO steam engine wheels and LEGO engine wheels
Total Length: ~0,90 m
Year of Construction: 2010

 

Building instructions and part lists

There are no building instructions und part lists available for the models shown on this web site. There are no engineering drawings available. To build the LEGO models only photographs from the real prototypes were used. All models are unique and not for sale.

Why doesn't building instructions exist?