Category Archives: Layout Features

Repainting the Cliffs of Insanity

Several years back I learned a nifty construction technique that let me leverage my years of experience as a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader. Namely paper-mache which in Scouting is a necessary and basic skill. In Garden Railroading you … Continue reading

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How to Paint Concrete Scenery

I received several emails related to the repainting of the Cliffs of Insanity article that was recently posted requesting more details on how to paint this type of concrete scenery. The painting method I use comes from patient instructions I … Continue reading

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Layout Tour–Roy Ogle’s Garden Railroad

The owner and operator of my local hobby shop (LHS) is Roy Ogle. Roy has been instrumental in helping me progress in the large scale model train hobby. Roy is always forthcoming with good advice, a very well stock hobby … Continue reading

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Layout Tour–TJ’s Turtle Creek Railroad

Some time back I was introduced to live video broadcasting on the Web via a service called LiveStream. I saw how others were creating tours of their layouts and broadcasting them and how the broadcasts could be recorded. Using the … Continue reading

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