Our Quest for Realism

It’s our ongoing quest, how do we create something that  looks like a “model of a railroad” NOT a “model railroad”, not a toy train set.  The answer lies in studying prototype photos, I mean really studying them and trying to get a handle on what we’re looking at.  It’s not easy and it’s not […]

Hitting the Target of Design Success, Part 2

Last week we discussed the importance of self awareness in hitting the target of a successful design.  Ultimately “success” is defined by a layout that actually gets built (or mostly so) and provides the level of enjoyment the owner wants.  It needs to target the areas of the hobby that the builder actually derives the most satisfaction […]