Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by barney121e, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. barney121e

    barney121e New Member

    Hi All

    Layout planning is coming along, will post a plan soon. I have been slightly naughty and brought a Branchline lighthouse kit. Whilst my layout will not be based on any area, does anyone know where i might find ideas on how to incorporate this into the layout?


  2. myltlpny

    myltlpny Member

    I fell in love with the Builders in Scale lighthouse to use on my HO Layout. My layout is based in the Pacific Northwest, so I have the backside of the lighthouse (more interesting anyway) facing in toward the room at the top of a hill. It insinuates that there's water just beyond the mountain where you can't see. It works well to suggest the layout is bigger than it actually is.
  3. barney121e

    barney121e New Member

    Thats a great idea, facing it inland. Was a little worried about doing water but that is perfect. Do you have any pictures of your layout?
  4. myltlpny

    myltlpny Member

    Here's a few to give you the feel. I'm still detailing the area, but you can see where it's going.

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  5. barney121e

    barney121e New Member

    Great pictures there. Gives me lots to think about .
  6. Mountain Man

    Mountain Man Active Member

    Good trick! :thumb:

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