Miniatur Wunderland Weekly Report

03.10.05 at 12:15 hrs


Weekly Report No 257, CW 39

From Monday, 26.09.2005 to Sunday, 02.10.2005
While the preps for the Modellbauwelt Hamburg(a modeller fair in Hamburg from Friday,10/14/2005 until Sunday, 10/16/2005) are on, the Wunderland itself prepares for Halloween.
The maze for the interchangeble area in the Hamburg section

This maze...


The maze for the interchangeble area in the Hamburg section

will find it's final location...


The maze for the interchangeble area in the Hamburg section

in the interchangeble area in the Hamburg section.


The 'Halloween Special'

These are the first steps for a "ghost train" which Gitta currently builds for special duties...


The rope factory

In our last report we asked a question abhout a long structure (picture 2).


The rope factory

Apparently out hint (picture 3) was way too easy! We couldn't believe our eyes as the right reply came in almost instantly...


The rope factory

It is indeed a rope factory ( or as we in the northern part of Germany say : a "Reeperbahn". (Reep = Rope)


Snow canons in the Alps

Finally we know where the snow on our ski-jump ramp comes from.


Snow canons in the Alps

After all, there is almost now snow around the ramp...


The first ship has to go the dry-dock

The ships show first signs of wear and tear. Here, the "Zim Caribe II" is in the "wharf" for a complete overhaul.


The first ship has to go the dry-dock

BTW, we are currently working on the ship-database which will soon be online...


New lettering for the floating dock in Bergvik

Our scandinavian friends will be happy: The floating dock will receive a new lettering since the old one turned out to be completely wrong...


Ads for a sculpture festival at the main station in Hamburg

Recently, a couple of advertisements showed up on the main station plaza which announce a new event (No, there is no prototype for this event ;-) ).


Sculptures near Hamburg Main Station

This sculpture contest replaces the big-band parade


Sculptures near Hamburg Main Station

which in the end merely was a


Sculptures near Hamburg Main Station

small 3 man jazz combo....


The new kiosk at the main station

During the re-construction a kiosk was added and the bus stop had to be relocated.


The new bus terminal at the main station

We have to point out, however, that the relocation process is not yet finished as the lantern in the right lane (picture 19) has to be moved, too!



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