Old Ties

Old Ties One of the things I truly enjoy about P48 is how much presence a simple vignette may have. As I continue to experiment with the coloring of weathered ties, I decided to create this scene near the decommissioned turnout east of the grade crossing. This pile of...

Lost Track (Again)

It seems I didn’t learn the lesson about how easy it is to overcrowd a scene with track. Last weekend I repeated the exercise from the old Indiana and Whitewater on my new Mill Road cameo layout. On the old layout I had three tracks on one end that crowded things from...

Mud Covered Track

Mud covered track like one might see next to a grade crossing is simple to do even long after the track is down. As with my post on oil soaked track, I rubbed some fine dirt into the area with my fingers and worked it in further with a short bristled brush, in this...