Archive for the ‘Module’ Category

Boyce Junction Beauty Shots

Posted on June 8th, 2010, by Mike

I took some time to take my module out in the back yard, in the good light, and take a few photos. Here are some of my best shots so far.

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How to Pave a Road in N-scale

Posted on June 8th, 2010, by Mike

For my N-trak module, I intended to have a small road sit at the back edge and help make the transition from 3-D model to 2-D backdrop. Having never been satisfied with techniques I’ve used in the past to make a road, I decided to innovate.

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Boyce Junction Progress Shots

Posted on June 8th, 2010, by Mike

Here are some photos of my N-Trak module taken over the years, at various shows; you can see the gradual progress on scenery and such.

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Module Design

Posted on June 7th, 2010, by Mike

My N-Trak module was designed initially as an exercise to see just how much could be made to happen within the standard 24″ by 48″ dimensions of a regular module, and adhering to all the N-Trak standards for curvature, tangents, etc. I came up with a design that actually worked pretty well to tell one more piece of the WP&P story, which is its interchange with the Norfolk & Western’s Shenandoah Valley main line.

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Module Construction

Posted on June 7th, 2010, by Mike

My N-Trak module, representing an interchange between two railroads, incorporates some of my not-quite-conventional modeling techniques. These under-construction photos show a little bit of what is “under the hood”, so to speak.

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