Monthly Archives: May 2012

The start of a new hobby

After much deliberation, I have decided to add yet another hobby to my list; model trains.  My plan is to build a small city in HO scale that has multiple layers.  For example, subway, street, and el.  Construction has begun in the spare bed room, however I am still acquiring materials, buildings, scenes, and of course trains.

Most people in the hobby strive for a realistic environment.  There are many techniques to “weather” buildings, cars, etc. to attain this goal.  I have practiced on a few trains, but have by no means mastered the technique.  Last week I had taken the train into the city and used the opportunity to collect ideas for my layout.

My first graffiti attempt: