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  1. Weighting tank cars...

    Beginner Q & A
    :confused: In my discussions about modeling a hump yard, I have been advised to have weight uniformity with all of the rolling stock. (Also, metal trucks have been a main point of advice.) I have a lot of tank cars and was wondering how I would weight those: would I try and pry them open and...
  2. Layout grading and lighting

    Beginner Q & A
    Another couple of things that I have been wondering about, is if I DO do a hump yard (which it's looking more and more like that's what I am going to do), I was wondering if anyone might have suggestions as to how to get the "bowl" effect. In many YouTube videos, it seems what people are doing...
  3. Layout considerations - N scale (classification yards, too!)

    Beginner Q & A
    Before I begin, I just wanted to make it known that I am sure there are probably other threads on this same subject, already up. I am just trying to acquire some fresh feedback. This is for an N-scale set-up: 1) I am new to model railroading. My goal, is to possibly model a yard and then...
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