The Nomad Valley & Skookum Creek R.R.

Discussion in 'Track Planning' started by Nomad, Dec 5, 2006.

  1. Nomad

    Nomad Active Member

    Thanks Russ, I glad it looks ok:D . Can you or anybody else see any other changes-improvements that will help?:rolleyes:
  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery


    :thumb: :thumb:

    The only other comments I have are

    - Curve the benchwork in the upper right corner. I think that a nice smooth curving facia (and valence above) will make this look great - almost a museum like setting.

    - You might consider flipping a few of the industries at the top and along the right side so the sidings are more accessible. While hiding or partly hiding track behind structures is a great way to add realism and make the layout seem larger, you may not want to risk damaging your prize structures by reaching over to uncouple cars.

    Your choice...! Looks great!

  3. Nomad

    Nomad Active Member

    Mason Jar, what a great idea. That's something I never would have thought of. Thank you for all the help and advice.
  4. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

    I think all we need now are pics of your progress! Have fun with it.
  5. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    What Russ said...! ;) :D

  6. Nomad

    Nomad Active Member

    Guys, thanks a bunch for all the help. Because of my heart, this will probably be the last layout I can build, so I need it to keep my interest a loooooong time:). Thanks to you two, this layout will do that.
    P.S. pictures after christmas, I hope.
  7. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    Glad to help...! :)

    Having experienced the frustration of a layout I was not pleased with, and visiting and operating many layouts around Ottawa, I am happy that I can share some of that with you to help make your layout something that will keep you interested.

    Merry Christmas!


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