Category Archives: Layout Features

New Roof for the Covered Railroad Bridge

One of the more popular articles on this site is my Building a Covered Railroad Bridge, originally published way back in March of 2011. When I build it I had no idea if it would last a few weeks, or … Continue reading

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Yard Art Notes–Using Figures Effectively

A few articles ago I build a “yard-art” piece using G-gauge pieces on a bit of leftover trestle I had lying about. The “Wreck of the Soggy Bottom Express” I called it. The first modification I made to it, in … Continue reading

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Reader Layout–Bob C.

Bob C. downloaded the PDF article on building mountains in July as he was planning to build a replica of Disney’s Splash Mountain on this outdoor line. Having tried to emulate the look of Big Thunder Mountain for the mountains … Continue reading

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Reader Layout–Martin P.

Martin from the United Kingdom has had his layout going for 2 years. His layout is primarily on a raised bed using brick walls and nicely integrates with water feature and garden plantings. The dinosaur in the back corner is … Continue reading

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