Unbelievable model railway

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  1. TL73Z28

    TL73Z28 Veteran Member

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    I'm not really into model trains but this is pretty amazing. The largest model railway in the world, Germany's Wunderland. About 14.000 sq ft and growing.

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    Impressive indeed!
     
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    Knuckle Dragger Mayor of Simpleton Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Damn
     
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    I bet it's a full time job just to maintain everything in working order.
     
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    Makes me wanna nerd out and build one. very impressive
     
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    for a staff of about 100 I would bet.
     
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    Ryan 79 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    On my last train set, I had a fiber optic backdrop that had a literal 6 miles of fiber optic cable in it. I strung every one of those six miles of cable roughly 3 feet at a time.

    All of my cars and trucks had working headlights. All of my semis had the correct number of clearance lights and taillights, also done with fiber optics. This was an N scale layout, an average passenger car is the length of a penny.

    I hand built 1100 trees. For the bigger ones, I could do nine an hour, the smaller ones I could do twelve. My buildings had interiors, and different furniture in each room, and were also fiber optically lit.

    The amount of work it would take to build a set like that is mind blowing.
     
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    Todd80Z28 Moderator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    260 employees.
     
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    I would love to spend an entire day checking that out
     
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    i would love to see that in person
     

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