Building Miniature Live Steam Locomotives in 1/8 scale
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The Baldwin 3003
A "Vr1" Class 0-6-0 Finnish switcher
Everything else...

My very first
Live Steam project

Building a Live Steam locomotive from scratch
using CAD and laser cutting technology

Other builders,
other things

NEW PROJECT! A 4-6-0 "Ten-Wheeler"

Join us for a ride with the "666":

More Live Steam videos on my YouTube page

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Copying, distribution or any commercial usage prohibited.

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Contact info:
ANIMATO J-E Nyström, Ulvilantie 2 A 9, 00350 Helsinki, Finland
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NOTE: This site is not maintained anymore. It may contain dead links, missing images etc. Sorry about that! Last check/update: March 23, 2012

Many thanks to the volunteers who have agreed to host this mirror of my original, now defunct site!

The "legal stuff":

NOTE: All information, i.e software, text & images, on this "Animato" animation and Live Steam site is Copyright © 1996-2012 by ANIMATO J-E Nystrom, except where otherwise noted. All rights reserved. The author has not knowingly violated any copyrights, however, some images are from other sources, and included under the "fair use" assumption. If a copyright holder objects to material included on this site, either an on-screen credit will be provided (or an existing one corrected), or the image will be removed. Material found on this site (this page and subsequent pages in the animato directory) may not be published, transferred or distributed in any way without written permission from the author. You MAY publish the page internet address as a link.

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