Who says the end of civilization has to be totally drab? Dave DeGobbi’s massive eco-punk crawler city brightens up the post-apocalypse, looking like a Mardi Gras float designed by Master Blaster himself.
Degobbi’s epic LEGO sculpture isn’t just some pretty colossus – it has a history, too.

Here’s DeGobbi’s description of his crawler town:
Crawler town roams the barren wastes of a post steam-punk world after cataclysmic climate change do to excessive coal use. Several such cities exist but Crawler town is the most popular due to the Aero 500 hydrogen fuel cell Air races that are held. Many people travel the wastes to Crawler town for vacation and to enjoy rare luxuries like Pizza, fresh vegetables and Beer. Travelling the wastes in search of minerals and aquifers ( vital for survival) the mobility of the city keeps it away from the vicious sand storms of the wastes

Details about the MOC – I really enjoyed building this one! Its started out as going to be a steam-punk land dreadnought/battleship but evolved into a roaming city where self sustainability and Eco efficiency became the theme. I ended up calling it “Eco-punk” due to its Steamy inspired roots. Several playable features include functional powered treads for movement , full suspension and front and rear steering. Working crane, hanger slides for planes and lift from upper and lowers levels.

Crawler Town

New construction for more living space . Steel studs due to lack of trees.

Roof top gardens to maximize sun and rain gathering . Tomatoes and pumpkins

Solar panel power collection and wind turbines in the top left of the photo. Provides most of the power for the city but the crawler still need water for the reactor for mobility.

Size comparison

Technic superstructure and suspension

Hanger slides and lighting

Main grandstand for the Aero 500 air race. Refreshments and food are behind. And the only known Bocce field in the northern wastes!

Air control tower and living quarters

Side view with a scavanger coming to trade.


Crane Access to storage level

Sliding hooks in the " Hanger "

This Lift goes from the Town level to the storage level and all the way down to the ground below.


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  5. Swenka says:

    OMG, that is freaking amazing. Makes me want to bring out my giant tub of Legos. Too bad I don’t own enough to do anything as badass as this.

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  7. Abraham says:

    Ok…this is tempting me to pull out my old LEGO’s now…

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  9. anonymous says:

    so when does this kit come out, i want.

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  15. Pattaya Girls says:

    I still love Lego, the stuff my mum gave away when I left home would cost thousands today 🙁

  16. rotter_spotter says:

    mmm, sorry, but this is a rather palid rip-off of Philip Reeve’s Mortal Engines series. see here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortal_Engines_quartet for descriptions genuinely scary post-apocalyptic mobile cities.

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  20. jason says:

    This maybe one of the biggest, stupidist wastes of time I have ever seen.

  21. Cameron says:

    this would be awesome as a kit.
    contact the Lego Corporation, see if they’ll do it.
    for that matter go to the lego website post it

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  24. Tom says:

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  28. Goedkope Herbalife says:

    I like Lego, but not have time for something big like that!

  29. jimmie says:

    very nice post

  30. batler says:

    I’m impressed, I must say.

  31. Eassy says:

    Wonderful LEGO Crawler Town.

  32. Johny says:

    Cool! Hard job to make it!

  33. Skater says:

    Ugh that was weird…

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