Mais Bonito Brazilian

Vegetation and ground cover on the HO scale Brazilian Micro layout makes it is better looking and looking more like the region being modelled. “Mais bonito” in the title of this post is Portuguese and means “better looking”. Since the last post about my HO scale Brazilian–themed micro switchback layout, Read more…

Family Holiday Photo Opportunities

Being on holidays with the family presents opportunities for railway exploring. Early in September, we had a short 5 day family holiday in Bathurst, NSW, west of the Blue Mountains. This presented an opportunity to explore the railway features of that region, both there and between there and our home. Read more…

A Brazilian Micro Layout

A left over piece of MDF, some inexpensive HO scale Brazilian models, and some extruded polystyrene foam means another micro model railway layout with many firsts. A left over piece of MDF produced the idea for “Yet Another Micro Layout”. My youngest daughter recently acquired a new bunk bed for Read more…

Ruston Layout Scenery

Adding realistic scenery to a micro model railway layout gives the miniature trains some scenery to run through, and increases operating pleasure. On micro layout, scenery seems to be more important than it might seem to be on a much larger layout. This might be partially because of the sense Read more…