Cool toys

On July 24, 2010, in Containers, Toys, by cargo

At the beginning of 2006 Heljan announced the upcoming production of a fully digital HO Scale Container Crane, part number HN8900.  This fantastic model has been produced in conjunction with Lenz and features 5 motors, allowing the unit to pick-up, set-down and rotate containers with the magnetic grab.  The crane can also move back and forth along the track base.
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Shipping Container Art

On July 21, 2010, in Art, by cargo

Some fine art based on shipping containers.

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The International Container Arts Festival was first held in 2001, and has been held once every two years since that time. The container arts festival has now become a major cultural event in Kaohsiung City. Each work of container bears witness to the role of shipping in the advance of civilization in Kaohsiung over the most recent decade. Thanks to the artists’ versatile talents, each empty container is transformed from nothing to something, and the rust-filled, warped waste containers are neatened up and reused as unimaginably creative art. Continue reading “Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival” »

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And some toys …

On July 20, 2010, in Toys, by cargo

For the passionate ones … Shipping Container toys …
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