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Model road layouts add interest and realism to a model railroad. Just like in real life, roads can almost always be found near a railroad track. In this video, Gerry Leone, National Model Railroad Association’s Master Model Railroader gives his tips for creating model train roads. Leone starts by building a gravel road. His gravel roads are made from 60 grit sandpaper which is coarse and textured. #modeltraintips
The quality of track-work on a layout plays a major factor in the overall appearance of a model railroad. A strong roadbed is key for a realistic model. The roadbed is the material between the track and the benchwork. It elevates the track from the basic ground. Creating roadbed can be executed in multiple ways using several different types of material. #modeltrains
Adding rock structures to your layout is a great way to have fun with the scenery while also adding some great detail. In this segment, you will learn how to create realistic looking rock structures by using just a few simple supplies. The first step is to mix up the plaster. The key here is to add the plaster to the water in order for the plaster to slowly dissolve so the mixture doesn’t become hard before you are able to use it.
Mountain scenery can add a great deal of authenticity to your model railroad, especially when built with care and constructed realistically. For railroads such as modeler Doug Tagsold’s On3 scale recreation of D&RGW, model railroad mountains and rock faces are vital to the scene, as it is set in the rolling hills and high mountain passes of Colorado.:
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuu’s millions of monthly readers. Title: 48 Top-Notch Track Plans, Author: modellismoferroviario.it, Name: top-notch_track_plans, Length: undefined pages, Page: 1, Published: 2013-10-02