Exquisite scale scenery, museum quality structures, some weathered so expertly you will think we shot in real-life. And when you see the scale trains beautifully filmed against the finely detailed backgrounds, you will be sure we shot in real life.
Norm Charbonneau has a new layout. A master model maker who has raised the bar for realism. Step-by-step how to weather a new Lionel scale steamer. Weathered locomotives, rolling stock and scratch-built structures.
Misty Mountain Railroad the largest home layout in the country. 3,100 square feet of scale bridges, trains, structures and mountains. Over 25,000 visitors annually. Seven years to build.
John Mueller extreme collecting and operating. 40 x 35 foot Hi-Rail, scale-detailed layout. Over 1,100 locomotives and over six thousand pieces of rolling stock are displayed on the walls of his 3,000-square-foot train room. Gargraves track with Ross and Curtis switches. The realism of these layouts is in a word spectacular.
Bonus Norm Charbonneau demonstrates his expert weathering techniques plus gorgeous slideshow of the best Hi-Rail layouts.
tips, and inspiration. Prepare to be amazed.