My original plan was to put full-sized buildings on the mountain(s) for a Rigi Duo system. Unfortunately, that didn’t look right, as the mountains are really too rugged to be that “size.”
My next idea was to put smaller houses on the mountain to create a “forced perspective.” Here’s a go at that
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What do you do if a train gets stuck inside your mountain?
This access door is about 12″ high and 36″ long, allowing me to easily “help” a train that has problems inside the tunnel. It’s formed from insulating foam, cut to shape and painted for UV protection.
This somewhat fuzzy picture (sorry) shows the “snow” I added using latex paint and crushed glass for sparkles. The glitter is too hard to photograph, but it looks nice.
Here are some images of the “almost done” mountains.
Here’s a distance shot.
Continue reading Mountains Near Completion
Here is the completed shell
Here’s my plan for the Rigi Duo setup on my layout
Continue reading Rigi Duo Setup
Here’s the first day of working on the shell.
The first logging wagon is now out next to the “stumps” and sawmill.