Houzvicka, Frank


Clinics Presented:

Behind the scene at Miniatur Wunderland


This clinic will take you behind the scene of the world's largest model railroad, Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany. You will see how they develop the scenes, structures, and figures for the layout; how they control the layout; how they keep the water clear and prevent a flood; how they control the scale model ships; how they maintain and control the hundreds of vehicles; how they control the aircraft; where they go after takeoff; and what's coming next.

Day Time Room
Sunday, Aug 23 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Sellwood
Tuesday, Aug 25 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Weidler

The European N scale convention


For the past several years the organization 'N Club International' has held a European N scale convention in Stuttgart, Germany, in conjunction with the trade show 'Modell Bau Sud'. Clubs from as many as nine countries set up their modules in a huge interconnected layout. This clinic will provide an overview of the skill and variety displayed by the clubs from across Europe including: Austria, England, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Day Time Room
Monday, Aug 24 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Sellwood