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Item Number: KB12482
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BASIC SCENERY FOR MODEL RAILROADERS - Second Edition By Lou Sassi.  Adding scenery is the biggest step you can take in turning a collection of models into a realistic model railroad.  "Basic Scenery for Model Railroaders" shows you how to make great-looking scenery, including ground cover, trees, brush, water effects, power and communication lines, and roads. 

This new edition of Basic Scenery for Model Railroaders updates the original, with new information, materials, techniques, and photos, including:

  • Assembling quick and easy modular benchwork from commercial kits
  • Building a solid foam base for scenery
  • New materials for ground texture
  • Concrete roads and streets with real concrete


Whether you are a beginner or an advanced modeler-and regardless of the scale in which you model-you'll find ideas, tips and techniques that will help you improve your model railroad's appearance. Learn to:

  • Build deciduous and evergreen trees
  • Apply and blend realistic ground texture
  • Prepare and use leaves, rocks, dirt, and other natural materials for texture and color
  • Pour realistic water for streams and lakes
  • Make gravel, dirt and concrete roads
  • Add power and communication poles and lines