Landscape progress pics, a gorge in HO....

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  1. EngineerKyle

    EngineerKyle Member

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    Here is the module with no paint.... I alway think landscaping at this point looks a little eery. The colors of the embedded material matter not.... the next step will be 1.) spray paint various primer colors, b.) wash on some latex earth tones and add ground foam and trees. (still gotta make the trees)

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  2. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    EngineerKyle:wave:, looks like you are off to a great start!:thumb: i am VERY anxious to see how the same location looks finished;). THANKS!:D -Deano
  3. EngineerKyle

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    Thanks for the kind words Deano.... Per your request, here is the same shot with some paint, ground foam and clear gloss.

    I still plan on adding trees, and I see power lines crossing this gorge as well. I don't want utility poles following the valley's contour, however. Anyone have any ideas?

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    ... and one more shot with the bridge. I still gotta beef up the bridge.

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  4. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That's shaping up very nicely! The fallen tree, rocks, weeds, and different colors of ground cover give it texture and depth. As for the power lines...I guess a tall tower in the middle would carry those lines from one end of the gorge to another...not sure if you want a big ol' tower in the middle of that scene though....

    Ralph
  5. viperman

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    Looks good! I've been wanting do do something like this myself. One of these days...
  6. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    That looks so cool Kyle. I like it:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :D :D

    That bridge is coming along nicely too.
  7. EngineerKyle

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    Thanks guys....

    Here's the finished product;


    Bridge and gorge


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    I guess it will be completely finished when I have it slipped onto the layout itself. Thanks for taking a peek, and the kind words!
  8. viperman

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    In the 2nd pic, what is that in the middle at the top?
  9. EngineerKyle

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    Hi Steve...

    Thats some HEAVY duty corrugated steel retaining walls. A factory wall will sit above it some day. I'm sure it's not to scale. Oh well.....

    It's school bulletin board border material in "real life"
  10. LoudMusic

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    In the picture before you added the bridge support I was thinking "there's no way he's talking ME into driving across that ... "

    Good work!