Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the LEGO(R) Santa Fe Super Chief with this MicroSet. One-stud wide rolling through a desert mountain tunnel.
About this creation
Do you remember the LEGO(R) Santa Fe Super Chief train sets? Are you interested in celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their release in the Summer of 2002? You can with this commemorative MicroSet. The Super Chief has been re-imagined as a 1-stud wide train, complete with a Southwest diorama landscape set in sand and cacti, emerging from a tunnel beneath cool mountain forest.
If you fondly remember this classic minifig-scale train set, you can now give your minifigs their own micro-scale version.
Even if this project does not attract 10,000 supports, you can still build it. I like to use LEGO Digital Designer(R) and LEGO Shop at Home(R) Pick-a-Brick(R) to realize the models. To that constraint, all of the pieces shown for this MicroSet Super Chief train are available online-- as of August 10, 2012-- via LEGO S@H Pick-a-Brick.
Both the LEGO Digital Designer design file and the parts list available for this MicroSet Super Chief. You can find both the LXF file and jpg parts list (2 jpegs) below.
Thanks for checking out this project.
PS: I was an original design contributor & collaborator for the LEGOŽ Santa Fe Super Chief car sets 10022 and 10025 (NOT the locomotive set 10020).
This train is great. Even in this scale you managed to build different car types (I saw an obeservatin car, a baggage car..). The idea for the wheels with the round 1x1 plate is nice, maybe I have to steal it. :-)
If you have time, pleas visit my American Train (based on the Super Chief).