Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by railroader9731, Jul 28, 2006.
the heading states what i need now what can i use to make em?
Woodland Scenics makes hydrocal cast portals in both single and double track, and Chooch Enetrprises makes cast resin timber portal. Both are pretty reasonable in price.
I don't know if they are still in business, but a company called AIM made some nice tunnel portals also in N scale.
11:20PM:Just checked Walther's website. They still sell the AIM. So I guess they're still in business.
On our old club layout, a couple of the portals were made using the blue extruded foam. It was carved and painted with Acrylic craft paints and looked quite realistic.
Here's a tutorial from our very own Academy on carving stone portals from extruded foam:
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