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                                     Building Model Railway Trains and Scenery

       By Chloe Erasmus
       Dated: Feb 16, 2010

       Get in touch with your creative side and express the ideas you have to make your landscape more life-like
       as well as more exciting.

       One interesting thing about model railroads is building scenery with your own ideas as it allows you to
       create something that is permanent. Compared to simply setting up your model trains around the Christmas
       tree on holidays, the experience of building scenery is more fulfilling.

        Benchwork is the term for your railroad's groundwork. You can have the option of building one for
       yourself or you may buy one that is ready-made, which is precut and predrilled. Also, ready-made
       benchworks have more strength as well as better portability.

        On the other hand, building your own benchwork can take up much time and can be quite tasking. On the
       upside though, you will be able to create your envisioned layout and realize your model railroad designs.
       To create your own benchmark, you will need to make a design for your model railroad layout, with the
       size, shape, and other details included. You should consider the available space in your house when
       creating your model railroad layout design. There are many model railroad designs that you can take
       inspiration from. One important thing to remember is to ensure that you have a solid work that has enough
       strength to handle a certain amount of weight. A platform in a size of 3/8 inch or ½ inch thick plywood is
       suitable. For portability purposes, have the plywood cut into several pieces, allowing for assembling.

        In creating you actual model railroad scenery, you must never lose sight of your perspective amidst your
       many model railroad ideas. You should attempt to make a model railroad layout appear larger than it is. To
       do this, you may use different levels of scenery like placing larger trees in the foreground while placing
       smaller trees in the background or on mountain tops to create an illusion. Moreover, the theme that you
       picked must be shown in your scenery. For instance, designing a landscape that has a logging train that runs
       on its track should have it running through a rugged mountainous area decorated with many trees. You may
       also include a sawmill or a lumberyard nearby.

        You may also add other details to your landscape like tunnels, grassy meadows, fields, rock formations,
       roads, and bridges. You can also include towns or villages that have houses as well as buildings o make it
       more interesting. Another thing you should add to your scenery are fine details like signs, telephone poles,
       fences, underbrush, bushes, flowers, hedges, people and animals. You can also be more creative and
       include bodies of water such as ponds, rivers, streams, and waterfalls. Go ahead and experiment with your
       different model designs. Get in touch with your creative side and express the ideas you have to make your
       landscape more life-like as well as more exciting.

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City/Town          Atlanta
State/Province     Georgia
Zip                30301
Country            United States




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