Scenery Techniques for Toy Trains

Peter Riddle
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Add scenery and dimension to your toy train layout.
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For toy train operators looking to add scenery and dimension to their layouts, this book offers simple solutions. It explains how to use foam as a scenery base and how to shape it into mountains and rivers. Step-by-step photographs and instructions illustrate techniques for adding streets, accessories, and even a working drive-in theater.
Author: Peter Riddle
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 80
Color photos: 160
Author Bio
Peter Riddle operates an extensive O gauge layout and maintains an eclectic collection of toy trains. He has authored 8 novels, a textbook about American Musical Theatre, and 13 books about model railroading. His areas of interest include scenery, track planning, wiring, and the history of toy trains.
Table of Contents

1) Foam tabletops and tracklaying
2) Foam scenery basics
3) Scenery for vertical surfaces
4) Sidewalks, houses, and hatches
5) Ponds, water, and below-grade scenery
6) Adding city scenery
7) Using animation
8) Creating a layout centerpiece

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