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
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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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