A simple but brilliant idea!
“Hi Al, when building a layout one often ends up with empty spaces earmarked for future development, but a bit bare-looking on the boards.
I overcome this problem by giving the area a rough undercoat, a little scatter material ( tea leaves or coffee grounds) and place some construction equipment on it.
When the area is ready for development or building, the contractor’s equipment can be moved elsewhere. I was so pleased with this effect I actually left one construction diorama as a feature on my Baobab Junction layout. Here are some pictures to illustrate what I mean if you would like to share them. They all have an African theme, but that can be changed to suit the railway.
Another thank you to Duncan – a superb way to develop your layout.
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