Steam Engine Narrow Gauge Wilanowska
Information and history of the narrow gauge steam engine Wilanowska.
Below the pictures in the table is information about a model that you can build of this narrow gauge steam engine. The model plans also include plans for the cars shown in the pictures.The rise and development of Konstancin on the southern outskirts of Warsaw, fostered the development of narrow-gauge railway network - first horse, then steam, and finally combustion.
The network of lines spread between Warsaw, Wilanow and Grojec.
It carried passengers and freight. Of note, it carried bricks from the Golkow Brick Factory to Warsaw which bricks were necessary to help solve the then problem of a housing shortage.
This engine is a replica of one of those that ran on the early rail network.
Today you can ride part of the line at Piaseczno.
A high quality train model for builders and collectors.
Scaled 1/25, it is attractive to collectors of train pictures and historical information as well as model builders who are willing to take on a high difficulty challenge than can yield an almost unbelieveably beautiful project.
Not only are there cutouts, there is excellent historical, background and technical information about the locomotive itself along with high quality images. These are highly valued by collectors.
Wilanowska Plan Book Details
Number/size of the sheets with parts to cut out: 15 x A3
Number/size of the sheets with instruction drawings: 5 x A4several drawings are 3-D
Interior of the waggons, openable doors
Difficulty level of the model in 1-5 scale: 4 (from 1-very simple to 5-very complicated)
Length of the model: 1050 mm
Authors: J. Kolodziej & A. Wandtke