Lighthouse

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by barney121e, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. barney121e

    barney121e New Member

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    Hi All

    Layout planning is coming along, will post a plan soon. I have been slightly naughty and brought a Branchline lighthouse kit. Whilst my layout will not be based on any area, does anyone know where i might find ideas on how to incorporate this into the layout?

    Cheers

    Dave
  2. myltlpny

    myltlpny Member

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    I fell in love with the Builders in Scale lighthouse to use on my HO Layout. My layout is based in the Pacific Northwest, so I have the backside of the lighthouse (more interesting anyway) facing in toward the room at the top of a hill. It insinuates that there's water just beyond the mountain where you can't see. It works well to suggest the layout is bigger than it actually is.
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    barney121e New Member

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    Thats a great idea, facing it inland. Was a little worried about doing water but that is perfect. Do you have any pictures of your layout?
  4. myltlpny

    myltlpny Member

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    Here's a few to give you the feel. I'm still detailing the area, but you can see where it's going.

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    Great pictures there. Gives me lots to think about .
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    Mountain Man Active Member

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    Good trick! :thumb: