Terraforming A Pizza

Making a HO scale micro pizza model railway layout to be more earth-like for scale sized citizens, plentiful plants and realistic railroads rendering. Terraforming is the hypothetical process of deliberately modifying something to make it more Earth-like, usually to make it habitable by Earth-like life. It is something that to Read more…

A Tropical Pizza

Left over scenery items, spare space, and left over insulation foam becomes the basis for a tropical themed HO scale micro layout. With the left over bamboo, palm trees, and agave plants purchased for the Brazilian Micro Layout, and a fairly large amount of XPS insulation foam left over from 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…