Category Archives: HO Trains

The Finishing Touch of Grass

Little Switzerland (LS) has been greened…. that is, the base layers of the scenery are complete. It is now time to work on those little details that can, and I hope will, take years. Here’s a photo journey of the … Continue reading

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Little Switzerland Gets Some Greenery

  Little Switzerland (LS) is our HO layout in the basement. Yeah – I have two layouts, an N scale USA layout and an HO German/Swiss layout.  The LS trains all run on Marklin digital: many consists both passenger and … Continue reading

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Glue Ratios and Securing the Turf

This is the mountain complete with the final coatings of turf. Ground colored; summer burnt turf; fresh spring turf. Here’s the magic that worked for me: First layer on the ground colored turf onto the rock colored plaster mountain by … Continue reading

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Scenery Everywhere!

The making of the mountain, HO style….. well, I am doing it the old fashioned way: lots of plaster, hydrocal, water, Elmers glue and ground foams, dirt, sand, paint, you name it…. Here’s the skeleton of the mountain. I used … Continue reading

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