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I am looking to apply the Woodland Scenics Smooth-It to my layout soon but I am not sure it can be applied to craft foam successfully. I have applied it to insulation foam board previously with success. Has anybody used the Smooth-It material on craft foam before?
For the current switching layout I’m building, I plan to model in the 1950s and 60s. This is an era I’ve never modeled before.
Were any specific boxcars used for grain transport or were their design characteristics specific to their use such as extra hatches or anything like that?
I did learn...
Hello Fellow Modelers!
Many of you know me from my N Scale Micro-Layout thread. I have decided to build an HO Scale shelf layout as my next build. This build will most likely happen over a longer period of time despite it being a small layout. If only my boss would understand my need to model...
I was observing my plethora of rolling stock, more than I need for my small layout and I began to wonder about industries that use unique combinations of freight cars. Are there any industries that use both covered hoppers and centerbeam flat cars?
I'm new to this forum. I decided to build my first layout as a small switching layout in N scale due to limited space. I've spent some time to design a track plan that fulfils several requirements:
1 fun to operate
2 visually pleasing yet simple
3 a bit prototypical
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