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Before the wall came down.
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No: 3526   Contributor: Pete Matten   Scale: 1/87   Year: 2012   Manufacturers: S.E.S. Modellautos, Scratch built / modified   Country: Germany
Before the wall came down.

This diarama shows a typical old East German fire station from the late 1970's with a range of East German fire appliances from the old GDR period before the Berlin Wall came down between East and West Germany in the late 1980's.
The typical post-war 6 bay fire station in HO scale is totally scratchbuilt using plasti-card.
The German fire engine models in HO scale are from a large range and are produced by a German company called S.E.S.Modellautos of Berlin,Germany.
Picture added on 07 October 2012 at 08:23
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Hi Pete, another great well detailed diarama. Did you find those model buildings you were looking for ?

Added by Paul Warnock on 07 October 2012.
Hello Paul, thanks for your comments.Yes, I was after some spoked wheels for an ongoing model I'm at present working on, and I now have what I wanted and I've now actually finished the models.
I've now just to make the 1890's period fire station(stations?)and thats another done.
Enjoy your trip to the cold windy city of Chicago and lots of pictures I hope for us all to see.Pete.

Added by Pete Matten on 07 October 2012.
Yet another interesting model. You wonder where I get the bits from but there is nothing as unusual as East German fire engine models. Whatever will follow that.

Added by George Illingworth on 09 October 2012.
Hi Pete. Glad to hear you have found the parts you required for your next project. I look forward to seeing it. Cheers

Added by Paul Warnock on 09 October 2012.
great work again Pete! look forward to seeing your next piece!

Added by Stevie Murray on 10 October 2012.
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East Germany-(GDR) 1970's.
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