Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways
Whether in a rural or urban setting, the addition of railway infrastructure can transform a train set into a railway layout. Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways demonstrates how to build these essential features and place them into a railway layout. It describes the unique challenges, techniques and materials for each element, and provides plenty of practical advice on how to realistically model these crucial aspects of a landscape. Topics include: incorporating topographical features into a layout, from planning to execution; the importance of baseboard construction and track laying when modelling a landscape; practical considerations and techniques for building tunnels; the use of vegetation, animals and small buildings to bring layouts to life and finally, the use of ready-to-plant items, and kit- and scratch-building techniques.
Modelling Tunnels, Embankments, Walls and Fences for Model Railways by David Tisdale
About the author
David Tisdale is an infrastructure project manager for the Ports of Jersey, Channel Islands and has a background in geology and geotechnical engineering. He is a member of the Jersey Model Railway Club, and has exhibited a number of layouts at the Jersey Model Railway Club annual show. This is his second book for Crowood.
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