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Trains meeting at Soledad yard

Trains meeting at Soledad yard

The stage is set for a meet between this long drag freight from Oregon and an intermodal bound for Portland, at Soledad Yard.
The background fits the scene about as expertly as I have ever seen. Nice credible work. thanks for sharing!
Joe daddy
It has been a long time since I've seen a 2D background so professionally blended into the 3D foreground! I take it this is a photographic background? Don't tell me you painted it yourself?! If you did, gawd . . . am I jealous! :p
Rest's a photograph of the Kamloops Lake area in British Columbia, Canada. I tweaked the colours and blurred the image a bit in Photoshop to match the foreground. I'll post the original without background later this weekend.
Hi Roundhouse: the background was added in Photoshop, a virtual landscape. See:


7 years later and having seen a couple hundred model railroads, some of the perfect, this is as good a sceen, more realistic than anything I have ever seen.

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