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[LVLC] Operation sesson at Ralf’s layout

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 27 June 2017 with 1 Comment

Hello logging railroaders,

a fey days ago, we visited out Friend Ralf, who invited us for an operation session and BBQ. It was a pleasure for me to run the LVLC trains on Ralf’s layout, since I got my US-logtrains from him many years ago.

It was such a nice afternoon/evening, that we continued the next day as well. Here are some photos of my log trains on his wonderful layout.

Christmas-steam 2016

Posted by Gerd on Monday, 26 December 2016 with 1 Comment

Dear friends,

yesterday, we set up a temporary track in our new backyard and steamed up the Accucraft Shay with a supply train of the Louise Valley Lumber Co. This was the first steam train running in the new garden as well as the last one in 2016 (probable). It was cold, but as in the years before, we didn’t have snow yet.

Anyway, our daughter and I enjoyed the time we spend with the steam train.

We’ll see us again next year 😉


[LVLC] – Running trains in the garden

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 with No Comments

Hello friends of garden railroad log trains, last weekend, we had a small family BBQ at my parents home and since my father started to reactivate our old garden railroad, I brought my Louise Valley Lumber Co. log trains to run some trains. After 4 years, this has been the first official trains on the […]

LVLC – Running trains in the garden

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 with No Comments

To start the BBQ season, we were at my parents home and I run my Shay with log train on the garden railroad.

garden railroading in Dammheim

Posted by Gerd on Monday, 14 April 2014 with No Comments

Yesterday, my parents started the BBQ season and we were invited for dinner. I brought my Fn3 log train and we run the train a couple of laps on the garden railroad. The Shay performed good, but I had some issue with the gas inlet valve. I couldn’t get the tank full enough to get […]

LVLC – christmas eve 2013

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 24 December 2013 with No Comments

I set up a test layout on the workbench with section tracks and ran my live steamers. The Climax shown in this photos was soled in spring 2014.

LVLC – steam up at easter 2012

Posted by Gerd on Thursday, 12 April 2012 with No Comments

On easter, we spend an afternoon at my parents home and we ran some trains in the back yard with my new Shay and dad’s Lumber Jack.

LVLC – operation day in september 2011

Posted by Gerd on Monday, 12 September 2011 with No Comments

Another operation day was hold in September. My parents had guests and we run some trains on the garden railroad.

LVLC – operation day in june 2011

Posted by Gerd on Wednesday, 15 June 2011 with No Comments

To test run my new Shay on a larger layout, I visited my old garden railroad at my parents home. We had a nice afternoon while running our steam locos.