Less is More

Scaling back the track arrangement on my 4×1 feet HO scale Box Street micro switching layout to be more similar to the track plan that inspired it and re-arrangement of industries. A few days ago, I was contemplating my Box Street micro layout, and thinking about how I can improve Read more…

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…