Tag Archives: G Scale

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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Stabilize Covered Bridge

A few months ago I create a piece of “yard art” depicting the impending wreck of the Soggy Bottom Express. I did this using a section of trestle and a covered bridge that came from my recently dismantled backyard layout … Continue reading

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Yard Art Notes–Train Oriented Yard Art

Last spring I had the outside of my house painted. The only train related problem was that my layout in the back side yard ran right along the side of the house. (See Repainting the Cliffs of Insanity). This proximity … Continue reading

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