Category Archives: Landscape

Sleepers and rail laid

More progress on the new module with the addition of sleepers rail and ash ballast. The next goal is to start on the landscape itself not much to add but for telegraph poles, fencing, static grass and a small dam … Continue reading

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Sleepers sleepers everywhere …………….

A little more progress with the landscaping although still a long way to go. The earth was ground by putting dirt into a cheap coffee grinder and grind until happy with the size of the dust/powder. The sleepers are soaked … Continue reading

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On a visit last weekend to good friend Peter Steel I saw the great progress he is making with Australianising (if there is such a word ) a Central Valley Pratt Truss Girder bridge, there has been a great amount … Continue reading

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Apart from sheep, Burrowa is beef growing country, these particular beasts are Black Angus cattle and have been grown in the area for generations. The models are from Woodland Scenics A 1955, as I couldn’t get them locally they were imported from … Continue reading

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An update on the sheep – there have been 80 beasts added to the flock on both sides of the track, so here they are grazing in the morning sun.

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Recently on a trip into Barnes Hobbies of Newcastle I picked up a bulk packet of Preiser sheep. After getting them home I started to modify them by cutting the tails from all 60 of them. Then Tamiya acrylic flat … Continue reading

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Not much happening today on the branch,nice and quiet for a change  

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New Poplar trees

Earlier this week a package arrived from Jack at All Scales Models in Ireland, included among the static grass and a few bushes were 3 Poplar trees that I ordered a couple of months ago. To me they are well … Continue reading

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New cutting before grass,fences and jumbucks.

On returning home from the Armidale convention and meeting some old friends and meeting new ones I found these photos that I should have put on before the last post.The soil is what nature provides and crushed to almost dust and graded with … Continue reading

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New cutting and loco depot landscaping

Since the last update on the cutting module both it and  the corner module have been redone with static grass from All Scales Models  I must mention them because the range of grass and plants as well as the  postal service … Continue reading

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