My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Layout Detailing

A Fistful of Details

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2005-01
Page:
52
Author:
David Popp
Scale:
N
Description:
Adding people, business marketing signs, street signs, backyard details, and products of industry.

A Layout Is Never Finished

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2015-05
Page:
62
Author:
Tom Troughton
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author describes various details he is now adding to his fairly complete layout, such as bottle-brush-style grass clusters, tie piles, rail pieces, pallets, tools, coal bin, tree stumps, and building foundations. He also describes how he built two spools of steel cable, one enclosed and one exposed. A sidebar covers his use of various chemicals to age and weather things on his layout. There are lots of ideas for enhancing your layout in this article.

Southern's Old Cumberland River Crossing

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-02
Page:
76
Author:
Boyce F. Martin
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author models a prototype scene where the track crosses a trestle bridge and immediately goes into a tunnel on the other side, which appeared near Burnside, Kentucky.

Sweat the Small Stuff

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2015-03
Page:
86
Author:
Bob Walker
Description:
The author shares his philosophy about detailing the scenes on his layout.