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THE DESIGN PROCESS

The original design made into an architectural model and hung on a wall.  See Below.

The current layout design used to build the platform and then sections of the layout.

Angled view from front.

Flat view from front.

 3 DIMENSIONAL RENDERINGS:

Angled view from left side.
Angled view from right side.
Angled view from back.

Flat view from back.

Flat view from left side.

Flat view from right side.

 VIDEO OF 3 DIMENSIONAL RENDERING:

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 ARCHITECTURAL MODEL:

(Mostly an excuse to buy a scroll saw.)

The model of the trains was built around 1997 and is 1/8 scale of the actual layout.
Changes in reality - the model and the actual layout differ in the following ways:
1. The Heavy Industry & Switch Yard (2nd from the right) and Light Industry & Land Works (3rd from the right) sections have been swapped.
2. The space between sections in the model is equivalent to 6 feet across. The actual space is 4 feet.
3. In the model there were a number of mainlines that traveled across multiple section. In reality only the Doodlebug travels between sections.

Entire model mounted on wall.

Eastern Avenue (Old US Coastal City).
Light Industry & Land Works.
US Farming & Farming Town.
Anglo-European Modern City.
Vertical Mine.
Heavy Industry & Switch Yard.
European Village & Farming Area.
Mining District. 2 angles.
Wharf Area.
Vertical Mine.  Different
angle.
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