More scenery

In my latest few trips to the garage I've been working some more on various aspects of the scenery. The roads have now been painted in (though still waiting for appropriate white lines), Backwoods Station now has a curvy extension on the end (still needs covering), I've created a custom backscene, I've used matches to … Continue reading More scenery

LocoSound – sound effects for DC model railways

LocoSound is now available for mobile devices (no installation required) to provide sound effects for DC model railways. We all know there are plenty of options for adding realistic sound to a DCC layout, but for those of us using traditional analogue DC technology our options have typically been slim to nonexistent. That's where LocoSound … Continue reading LocoSound – sound effects for DC model railways

Landscaping with styrofoam boards

I want a hilly landscape for my model railway, sculpted from polystyrene foam (styrofoam). I went for a super-cheap solution - under-floor heating insulation! There are many forum posts and YouTube videos recommending various approaches to creating rolling landscapes for model railways. Most of them still rely on the track itself being directly attached to … Continue reading Landscaping with styrofoam boards