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  1. Layout_Design_4:21:13

    Layout_Design_4:21:13

  2. RR_WEST_YARD_THROAT_OAKRIDGE

    RR_WEST_YARD_THROAT_OAKRIDGE

  3. RR_EAST_YARD_OAKRIDGE

    RR_EAST_YARD_OAKRIDGE

  4. Oakridge yard Schematic

    Oakridge yard Schematic

    When I originally designed the layout I was planning on just a normal ladder yard with the mainline going down the middle. The more I got into the SP's operations there, the more I realized I wanted to do something else more in keeping with the SP's operations in Oakridge at its peak but in a...
  5. Cliff and foliage above tunnel 21

    Cliff and foliage above tunnel 21

  6. IMG_0587

    IMG_0587

  7. Pryor siding between Rooster Rock and Tunnel 21

    Pryor siding between Rooster Rock and Tunnel 21

  8. Dusk in the Cascades

    Dusk in the Cascades

    This photo was lit by a single 60W bulb about 10 ft away from the subject and behind the camera. I tried auto-focus, but it insisted on the flash which totally washed it out. So I went to manual on aperature priority. Turned out to be a long exposure with kind of a sundown tint to it. I kinda...
  9. IMG_0584

    IMG_0584

  10. IMG_0582

    IMG_0582

  11. IMG_0578

    IMG_0578

    Trees on the backdrop at another angle.
  12. Making the backdrop part of the 3D scenery

    Making the backdrop part of the 3D scenery

    I was concerned, even though I was using flourescent lighting from multiple angles, that trees placed on the ridge might cast unrealistic shadows on the backdrop. So I placed trees mounted right on the backdrop which meant those shadows would now fall on trees, instead of the backdrop. Much more...
  13. Closer view of a meet under Rooster Rock from under the fir trees

    Closer view of a meet under Rooster Rock from under the fir trees

  14. Upgrade helpers sit on the main under Rooster Rock as an empty grain train passes on the siding.
  15. IMG_0532

    IMG_0532

  16. A meet viewed from under the firs.

    A meet viewed from under the firs.

  17. Exiting tunnel 21

    Exiting tunnel 21

  18. Helpers at Rooster rock Curve with tunnel 21 in the distance.

    Helpers at Rooster rock Curve with tunnel 21 in the distance.

    Still a work in progress on the scenery. I put a little foliage on the horizontal surfaces of the cliff. Pulled the tape off the track, etc. New tape will be coming soon.
  19. IMG_0516

    IMG_0516

    At Rooster Rock curve.
  20. 4 unit helper set descends to Oakridge after a long day!

    4 unit helper set descends to Oakridge after a long day!

    Lots of scenicing to do yet!




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