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Allège d’Arles by Javier Baron - FINISHED - 1:200

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This boat was a tartana of fluvial origin that was built in the Rhône region, near Condrieu, Beaucaire, Arlez and Martigues. Thanks to its low draft and its robustness, they became a fundamental element in the development of the region, creating a large fleet that had at the time of its heyday, in 1845, 125 boats, which were used both for transportation construction materials (wood, stone, aggregates) as well as the unloading of ships that could not pass at full load through the bars of the Rhone delta. At times, they also made maritime navigation through the Mediterranean, to Marseilles, Toulon and other towns in Languedoc, Roussillon and Provence. The appearance of the railway as a means of transport led to the disappearance of the "allèges" in the late 19th century.

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Another small wonder on the way! Lovely work as ever, Javier.

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Javier - I think oh good another Javier build, than I open up the build log only to find it is already half built. beautiful detail but my you are quick.

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Otro maravilloso barco en miniatura de un maestro modelador de barcos. Estos pequeños modelos son verdaderas obras de arte.

 

Yet another wonderful miniature ship from a master ship modeler. These small models are true works of art.

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Don't know what happened, but I managed to completely miss this until just now   😱

 

Excellent rendering of the Pâris plans !

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