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  1. My Layout
    After mulling over various approaches to my background and mining several forums for ideas and tips, I think I've found my answer. So far it's been easy to find materials, quick to do the steps and so far I think it looks convincing. Goal: to create a mountainous, layered look with some depth...
  2. My Layout
    Hoping to finally tackle the backdrop soon. I think I have found a really convincing way to use foam and create the look of distant tree covered mountains. (Pics to follow while underway) My problem is figuring out what height to set as the horizon line. Are there any "do's" or "don'ts" for...
  3. Layout Design Forum
    I'll show you how to go from a simple flat board to a nice 3D add-on for your layout for cheap and easy. The principals can be used for virtually any scale and size. This small layout / diorama board took about 8 hours to build, most of that time was waiting for material to dry. The final...
  4. Model Train Videos
    I added mountains with "great stuff" foam. very happy with the results. also added burnt grass towards the middle of the layout. I just got back from Moab, Utah---saw a couple trains on the western slope---gp38, gp40, and gp60m pulling like 50 coal cars empty - i was going 70mph on I-70 and...
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