Overview of all the website updates

Date Update
2017-12-06 Further changes, including the Dombås layout and description pages.
2017-11-24 Responsive web design changes to a select set of pages, includes changes to the overall design.
2017-11-22 Lightbox upgrade for El16 collection page.
2017-11-20 Updated El16 collection (El16.2208) page.
2017-11-11 Updated El17 collection (El17.2223) page.
2016-12-09 Updated El17 collection page.
2016-11-20 Updated El16 collection page.
2016-11-13 How to install sound in an NMJ EMD 7707.
2016-11-12 Updated collection pages for NSB NOHAB and NSB.
2016-06-09 New DCC conversion for Roco El16.
2016-01-16 Updated Di4 collection page.
2016-01-01 Updated DSB NOHAB page and various other updates.
2015-03-13 Updated El11 collection page with new El11 from Skaladesign.
2014-12-31 Updated collection pages; El17 and Di4.
2014-11-29 New model train collection pages; El11, El13 and El17. Updated Norwegian NOHAB pages.
2014-10-20 Updated model train collection pages; El18 and Norwegian NOHAB pages.
2014-08-22 Updated model train collection pages; Added Heljan MX and NMJ MY to Danisch NOHAB model page.
2014-04-19 Updated Swedish RC models in HO page.
2014-02-18 New NSB Di4 in HO page.
2014-02-02 Complete revision of the NSB El18 in HO page, with new models and more info.
2014-01-01 Layout update in layout history pages. Various updates on the model train collection pages.
2013-11-02 Updated the Heljan Di3 page. Small edits on various other pages.
2013-01-27 Page about fixing driving characteristics of Heljan Di3.
2012-03-27 Updated model train collection pages; Added Fleischmann and Long MY to Danisch NOHAB model page.
2012-01-05 Updated model train collection pages; More Hungarian and Danisch NOHAB models.
2011-05-27 Updated model train collection pages; NOHAB Demo from Roco and TMY 1132 from Heljan.
2011-01-22 Install a DCC decoder in a Rivarossi Breuer rail tractor.
2010-08-23 Updated model train collection pages. Added El16 models.
2010-05-10 Updated model train collection pages. Added El18 to El18 overview and added several NOHAB models to the NOHAB collection pages.
2009-11-01 Update photo gear page.
2009-09-07 New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve photo gallery.
2009-05-16 New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve photo gallery.
2008-11-28 New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve photo gallery.
2008-07-30 Start of new layout at a glance page, to describe the current layout in more detail.
2008-07-20 DSB MZ locomotives added to the DSB NoHAB page.
2008-07-19 Finished the Trondheim/Åndalsnes staging yard.See layout history part 5.
2008-06-15 New page about Norwegian El16 locomotives in HO.
2008-06-06 More layout contruction. See layout history part 5.
New photo of the Di3.605 in the Di3 photo archive, thanks to Klaus Korbacher.
2008-05-18 Updated photo galleries: Train. New page about the Roco NS 2433 (Rolling Stock pages).
2008-05-10 Updated photo galleries: Ducks & Geese.
2008-04-06 Corrected the DSB MZ III and IV class identification to JT30C-2. Thanks to Tom Solfjeld for the information.
2008-01-10 Added new DSB MY 1101 locomotive to the model train Denmark NoHAB page.
2007-12-01 Updated the Franeker photo page.
2007-08-27 New pictures in the train photo gallery.
2007-06-30 More pictures of Di3.602 in the Di3 Photo Archive, thanks to Leif J Olestad.
New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve photo gallery.
2007-06-09 New pictures of Di3.602 in the Di3 Photo Archive, thanks to Leif J Olestad.
2007-06-03 New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve photo gallery.
2007-04-22 New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve photo gallery.
2007-04-21 New pictures in cats and Palo Alto Baylands Preserve photo galleries.
2007-04-08 New pictures in cats and trains photo galleries.
2007-04-01 Split up the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve gallery in galleries per year (2005, 2006 and 2007). Added new pictures to the gallery, taken with the brand new Canon EF 100-400IS.
2007-03-11 Three new new pictures of former Danish MY locomotives in Germany, thanks to Klaus Korbacher (GM/EMD in Europe section).
2007-02-25 Updated Cat gallery with picture from Ratje in cat tree.
2007-01-27 Hobbytrade Di6.662 in HO (Model Train Collection/Rollingstock).
2007-01-21 New photo gallery with pictures from Elephant seals at Ano Nuevo State Reserve.
2006-12-31 More layout contruction. The second level is completed. See layout history part 4.
2006-12-26 More helix construction (new fourth layer/level). See layout history part 4.
2006-12-25 Helix construction (new base). See layout history part 4.
2006-12-10 New pictures of the former Di3.633 in the Di3 photo archive, thanks to Philip Wormald.
2006-12-09 Six new new pictures of former Danish MY locomotives in Germany, thanks to Klaus Korbacher (GM/EMD in Europe section).
2006-11-05 Two new pictures of EMD locomotives in Croatia, thanks to Toma Bacic (GM/EMD in Europe section).
2006-10-06 Lots of new pictures of former Danish MY locomotives in Germany, thanks to Klaus Korbacher (GM/EMD in Europe section).
2006-09-06 New photo gallery of Yosemite National Park.
2006-06-17 New pictures of GT26CW-2 in the Croatia section of the EMD locomotives for Europa, thanks to Randy Pijper. Re-arranged the former Yugoslavia section and created a new Serbia section. Thanks to Nikola-NClight for the valuable information.
2006-05-29 New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands gallery.
2006-05-14 New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands gallery.
2006-05-07 New pictures in the Palo Alto Baylands gallery.
2006-04-15 New pictures in Cats, Nature and Palo Alto Baylands galleries.
New pictures of former Danish MY locomotives in Germany, thanks to Klaus Korbacher (GM/EMD in Europe section).
2006-02-12 Another day at the Palo Alto baylands resulted in some more pictures in the Baylands gallery. Also added pictures of the Heljan My 1126 and Hobbytrade Di4 to the rolling stock pages.
2006-02-05 Some more pictures from the Palo Alto Baylands.
2006-01-30 New pictures of Hummingbirds in the Palo Alto Baylands gallery.
2005-12-25 Dombås after the move: the first pictures of the new layout.
2005-11-26 New pictures of Di3.615, Di3.623 and Di3.642 in the Di3 Photo Archive, thanks to Per Topp Nielsen.
2005-10-28 New pictures of Di3.628 in the Di3 Photo Archive, thanks to Jan Svingen.
2005-10-09 Updated galleries: trains and Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve.
New picture of Di3.628 in the Di3 Photo Archive, thanks to Leif J Olestad.
2005-09-25 Updated photo galleries: Ducks & Geese and Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve.
2005-09-17 New photo gallery with pictures of the birds in the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve.
Updated the layout history part 3 page with information about the move to California.
2005-07-04 New gallery with pictures from the balloons at the Lisle Eyes to the Sky Balloon Festival.
2005-06-28 Updated the NOHAB and AFB models in HO pages with pictures of the Ofotbanen Di3.623 and CFL 1601.
2005-06-21 Added pictures of the Di3.643 and the Heljan NOHAB 2246 (demonstrator) to the NOHAB and AFB models in HO pages.
2005-06-08 Added pictures of Metra rush hour trains from June 8 in Lisle to the Metra gallery.
2005-06-04 Added pictures of Metra rush hour trains from June 1 to the Metra gallery.
2005-05-31 Updated galleries (Morton Arboretum and Nature), added some description to the NSB El18 locomotives in HO rolling stock page.
2005-05-22 Updated galleries (Morton Arboretum and Nature). New page about the NSB El18 locomotives in HO (Rolling stock pages).
2005-05-09 Additional photos in the Wildlife Prairie State Park gallery.
2005-05-08 New gallery of the Wildlife Prairie State Park. Added two new Di3 models (Di3.605 and Di3.643) to the NOHAB model pages.
2005-04-27 New pictures of the Di3.632 added to the Di3 Photo Archive. Thanks to Leif Olestad.
2005-04-26 New pictures of the Di3.602 added to the Di3 Photo Archive. Thanks to Leif Olestad.
2005-04-21 Some html and spelling fixes.
2005-04-05 New pictures in the cats and metra galleries. The two new pictures in the cats gallery are transformed to black and white with sepia tones.
2005-03-26 Extra detailed pictures about installing a dcc decoder in a Roco NS 2200.
2005-03-25 New gallery with pictures from Arizona vacation.
2005-02-11 New page about updating the NCE Powerhouse Pro system software.
2005-01-23 New pictures in the Cats, Eagles, Morton Arboretum and Metra galleries.
2005-01-21 Added a Eagle photo gallery, with pictures from the Eagle photo trip on January 17.
2004-12-31 Added a photo gear page.
2004-10-23 Two new photo galleries; Morton Arboretum and Starved Rock State Park.
2004-10-12 Roco models of the SNCB 5206, DSB MY 1124 and MAV M61.014 added to the NOHAB and AFB models in HO pages.
2004-10-03 New pictures in the Nature and Metra galleries.
2004-09-05 New page about HO train models used on the Dombås layout (see Rolling Stock).
2004-08-31 New page about Roco Di3.641. Added new Roco TMY to Swedish NOHAB page.
2004-08-28 New page about repowering a Lima model with a ModelTorque motor. New Rolling Stock page that has the HO model train pages.
2004-08-15 Various picture updates to the Di3 Photo Archive, including new pictures of the Di3.602 and Di3.616. Thanks to Leif Olestad.
2004-08-09 New pictures of the Di3.602 (NOHAB 2246) added to the Di3 Photo Archive. Thanks to Nils-Kristian Møller.
2004-08-06 Converted the Di3 Photo Archive to the new layout. Lots of new and updated (new scans) pictures.
2004-07-26 Updated Ducks and Geese, Nature and River photo galleries.
2004-07-19 Updated Dombås photo gallery.
2004-07-18 New pictures in the Ducks and Geese and Nature galleries. Added an "about me" page.
2004-07-13 Luxembourg added to the NOHAB and AFB HO model pages.
2004-07-12 Added the new Heljan/NMJ versions of the Di3.602, Di3.641 and Di3.643 to the NOHAB models pages.
2004-07-06 New pictures in the 'Geese' and 'Nature' galleries. Some links updated.
2004-06-16 New page about Swedish Rc locomotives in HO.
2004-06-10 Added the PBS MX 1030 to the NOHAB model pages. New page about V160 models in HO.
2004-06-08 Updated galleries: Cats, Apenheul and Nature.
2004-05-30 More Metra pictures in the new Metra gallery.
2004-05-29 New gallery with pictures of Metra commuter trains.
2004-05-25 New galleries of the Apenheul in Apeldoorn and the Noorder Dierenpark in Emmen. Also new pictures in the trains gallery.
2004-05-09 Two pictures of the Mothers day performance of the Illinois Ballet Theatre at the Danada house added to the photo gallery.
2004-04-22 New pictures of the OBAS Di3.629 and Di3.632 added to the Di3 Photo Archive. Thanks to Jan Georg Knudsen.
2004-04-19 Picture gallery updates (Ballet, Cats, Nature, Geese and Trains)
2004-03-21 Modeltrain layout picture gallery
2004-03-14 Added a page about installing a DCC decoder in a Roco Di5 locomotive. New pictures of Rupert in the cats gallery.
2004-03-06 Added the new Heljan/NMJ versions of the Di3.622 and Di3.623 to the NOHAB models pages.
2004-03-01 New galleries for Ballet, Cats and Trains.
2004-02-29 Updated picture galleries.
2004-02-15 New picture galleries.
2004-02-12 New picture of the Di3.628 added the Di3 Photo Archive. Thanks to Svein Ulvund (http://www.vossnow.net).
2004-02-07 Added Photo Galleries. The first gallery is about freight trains in Franeker, this used to be the nostalgia link on my old homepage.
2004-02-01 Added and repaired broken links on the Dombas page. Added picture of the Di3.612 to the Di3 photo archive, thanks to Ronny Maarud.
2004-01-25 Converted the Di4 Photo Archive to the new layout.
2004-01-24 Added the GM/EMD Locomotives in Europe page (updated pages and converted to new layout)
2004-01-04 Updated layout at a glance section with new pictures and overviews of the layout. Added new model of Di3.642 to the NOHAB model pages.
2004-01-01 Updated layout history and new pictures, from today, on the layout pages. A detailed description of the layout in the "At a glance" section will follow soon.
2003-12-29 Some style updates and new pages about NOHAB and AFB locomotive models in HO.
2003-12-28 Move to new domain www.lolkebijlsma.com New layout of the pages.
2003-12-15 Update on the cats and the layout, this time with some unpleasant results.
2003-12-08 Installation of dcc decoder in a Roco NS 2200.
2003-11-28 New nostalgia page with picture from the past.
2003-08-02 New pictures of the Di3.629, in the new Ofotbanen A/S colours. Many thanks to Roar Nilsson.
2003-03-20 New pictures of the Di3.610, Di3.625, Di3.629, Di3.641 and Di3.642. Many thanks to Rolf Thoresen.
2003-03-16 Added page with pictures of our cats enjoying the layout.
2003-02-09 Provider change. Moved website to new address http://www.pobox.com/~lbijlsma. Note also the new email address lbijlsma@pobox.com.
2003-01-23 New pictures of the Di3.626 and Di3.630, now owned by Rail and Track compagny in Sicily, added to the Di3 photo archive. Many thanks to John Copsey.
2002/12/15 New pictures of the DSB MV 1109 added to the Denmark section of GM Locomotives in Europe page. Many thanks to Randy Pijper
2002/12/01 Added some recent pictures to the Dombås layout description.
2002/11/30 Added information about decoder installations in NMJ Superline models.
2002/09/25 Added some more DCC information, about what decoders and addressing scheme is used.
2002/07/22 Added information about the usage of Digital Command Control on my layout to the layout pages. Also information how to install in a locomotive is added.
2002/07/11 Changed the Di3 photo archive pages to comply with the new trainweb.org hosting rules.
2002/05/12 Updated the Dombås section with pictures of the old station and a Dombås picture gallery with pictures that I've taken in the last 10 years.
Added information about the time table and operating details on my Dombås layout.
2002/05/11 Updated some stale links on various pages.
2002/01/28 New pictures of the TGOJ T66 added to the Sweden section of GM Locomotives in Europe page. Many thanks to Anders Dahl.
2001/12/25 New pictures of the Di3.619, Di3.621, Di3.623, Di3.624, Di3.626, Di3.631, Di3.633 and Di3.641 added to the Di3 photo archive. Many thanks to Wouter Radstake.
2001/12/17 Some new links at the link page.
2001/12/03 New pictures of G12 locomotives in Norway, see the Norway section of GM Locomotives in Europe page. Many thanks to Kurt Niederer.
2001/11/19 New pictures of Slovenian GM locomotives added to GM Locomotives in Europe page. Many thanks to Misko Kranjec.
Added a link to web site of Eddy de Boer on the layout pages.
2001/09/22 New section of Sweden and pictures of NMBS/SNCB class 75 added to the GM Locomotives in Europe page. Many thanks to Roar Nilsson and Tom Verhaar for their contributions.
2001/09/17 Pictures of the Di3.626 and Di3.630, taken in Sweden on their way to Italy. Thanks to Björn Johansson.
2001/09/03 New pictures and descriptions of my Dombås modeltrain layout.
2001/06/30 New pictures of the Di3.620, Di3.621, Di3.628 and Di3.630 added to the Di3 photo archive, pictures were from my own collection.
2001/06/24 New pictures of the Di3.602 and Di3.611 added to the Di3 photo archive. Thanks to Roar Nilsson.
2001/06/23 Corrections on the Yugoslavian page.
2001/06/20 New pictures of the Di3.628, Di3.629 and Di3.631 added to the Di3 photo archive. Thanks to Carl-Johan Semler and Roar Nilsson.
2001/04/03 New picture of the Di3.616 (Thanks to Trond Lindahl) and new pictures of the Di3.642 (from my own collection) added to Di3 photo archive.
2001/03/28 New pictures of (former) Yugoslavian GM/EMD locomotives in the GM/EMD locomotives in Europe secion. Thanks to Alessandro Albe.
2001/02/19 New pictures of the Di4.651 in the Di4 photo archive and a picture of the Di3.633 added to the Di3 photo archive. Thanks to Roar Nilsson.
2001/02/17 Two pictures of the Di3.613 added to the Di3 photo archive. Thanks to Roar Nilsson.
2001/02/16 Nice old picture of the Di3.607 added to the Di3 photo archive. Thanks to Roar Nilsson.
2001/01/22 New pictures in the Di3 photo archive of the Di3.623 and Di3.629. Thanks to Trond Lindahl.
2001/01/20 Di3 status update. Thanks to Steinar Østgård.
2001/01/01 A happy new year to you all. Added Sicco Dierdorp's dieselloc online page to the EMD link page.
Updated the Di3 photo archive with the latest information about the where-abouts of the Di3 locomotives. Also added a few pictures.
2000/11/27 Pictures of GM locomotives in Ireland add to the GM Locomotives in Europe page. Many thanks to Sicco Dierdorp for the pictures.
2000/11/13 New pictures of the NMSB class 55 and 61, thanks to Jan Uyttenbroek and Sicco Dierdorp.
2000/10/25 New main/start page for the GM Locomotives in Europe page with all the GM/EMD models.
2000/10/22 New additions to the GM Locomotives in Europe pages. Many thanks to Felipe Aranda and Michel Flammang.
2000/10/09 New pictures of the Di3.616, Di3.617, Di3.619, Di3.623, Di3.626 and Di3.628 added to the Di3 Photo Archive. Also the Di3 status/data table has been updated. Many thanks to Trond Lindahl, Steinar Braaten and Akos Horvath.
2000/09/10 New pictures of the Di3.607, Di3.619, Di3.622, Di3.628, Di3.641 and Di3.643 added to the Di3 photo archive. Many thanks to Roy Olsen, Svein Sando, Øystein Røkkum and Roar Nilsson.
2000/09/05 New page about my model train layout.
2000/07/26 Updated the status page of the Di3 photo archive. The Di3.622, Di3.626 and Di3.630 are now out of service (stored). Thanks to Vegard Aunan for the update.
2000/06/26 Added a picture of the Di3.633 to the Di3 photo archive, thanks to Phil Richards.
2000/06/20 Added Luxembourg (Thanks to Michel Flammang) and Norway to the EMD in Europe page.
2000/06/06 Another Di3 was retired, the Di3.621. Thanks to Vegard Aurnan for the update.
2000/05/29 Added Vegard Aunan's website to the Di3 table index page. His website has all the details about where the Di3 locomotives are currenlty being used.
2000/05/16 After 43 years of service the Di3.603 was retired. Thanks to Trond Lindahl and Vegard Aunan for the update.
2000/04/29 Added two new pictures (Di3.623 and Di3.605) to the Di3 photo archive. Thanks to Jan Tepper and Raymond Kiès.
2000/04/20 Added a link to the GM Locomotive in Luxembourg site, see EMD link page.
2000/04/02 Added a picture of the Di3.618 while its being scrapped. Thanks to Vegard Aunan.
2000/03/26 Added a picture of the Di3.630 to the Di3 photo archive. Thanks to Kjetil Johnsen.
Added a picture of the Di4.651 to the Di4 photo archive. Thanks to Mona Samdahl.
General update of the Di4 pages.
2000/03/20 Added a guestbook, see index frame.
2000/03/18 Updated the Di3 page with latest ATC information. Thanks to Trond Lindahl.
Added links to the EMD/link page.
2000/03/08 Updated the Di3 page with the latest information about the scrapping of the stored locomotives. Thanks to Vegard Aunan.
2000/02/20 Added a picture of the stored Di3.608 to the Di3 photo archive.
Website added to the Railroad webring.
2000/02/14 Added Hungary and Denmark to GM/EMD Locomotives in Europe.
2000/02/13 New picture of Di3.606. Website added to the Trainweb webring.
2000/02/12 43 new pictures in the Di3 archive, many thanks to Steinar Braaten.
Updated the status of Di3.613 and Di3.624 from stored to scrapped, thanks to Vegard Aunan for the information.
Re-organization of my pages because of disk space considerations.
http://www.enteract.com/~lbijlsma remains the main site, it will have the Dombås, Di4 and link pages.
http://www.trainweb.org/dombas is the new site for the Di3 photo archive.
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/1567 will have the new GM Locomotives in Europe pages. The latter is still under construction. All the three site locations share the same index frame (frame to the left) for easy navigation.
2000/01/22 New pictures of the Di3.622, thanks to Bob Visser.
Marked the ATC equipped locomotives on the Di3 page.
2000/01/17 Added a frame with buttons for easier navigation, got some feedback that the navigation could be improved.
New pictures of the Di3.608, Di3.616 and Di3.641.
2000/01/13 More pictures (Di3.603, Di3.615, Di3.616, Di3.621, Di3.631 and Di3.641.
Updated the status information (Di3.625 scrapped).
2000/01/02 New pictures for Di3.626 and Di4.654.
2000/01/01 Change the Di3 page to the Di3 photo archive. There are two ways of accessing the photos; using the table index or thumbnail index.
Added some more pictures to the archive, thanks to Roar G. Nilsson and Steinar Braaten for the pictures.
1999/12/26 Added more Di3 pictures of Di3.621, Di3.623, Di3.630 and Di3.633. Many thanks to Roar G. Nilsson for these new pictures.
1999/12/14 Added more Di3 pictures by creating special pages for each locomotive. Click on the picture on the Di3 page to get to these pages.
1999/11/04 Removed all .gifs from the pages and replaced them by .jpgs or .pngs. See http://burnallgifs.org for more details.
1999/10/26 Added a link to the OBB 2050 site (EMD links page).
1999/08/16 Added pictures of the Di3.608, Di3.611, Di3.616 and Di3.627 to the Di3 page which now has pictures for all locomotives.
1999/07/25 Added some recent pictures of my layout to the Dombås page. Added place/data information to the Di3 pictures. Added a Di4 page, simular to the Di3 page.
1999/06/22 Updated the NMRA link, they moved to another server.
1999/04/15 Added some links to the EMD page, check them out !
1999/02/09 Added some dates to the pictures on the Di3 page.
Added a link to the NMRA site, this site was added to the NMRA World Wide Rail sites on 02/04/1999.
1999/01/23 Added Di3.602, Di3.606, Di3.612 and Di3.629 pictures to my Di3 page.
1999/01/02 Added some pictures of Di3 locomotives to my Di3 page.
1998/12/29 Redesign of my homepage. Added a page about the Norwegian Di3 series and reformatted the other pages.