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Mixing HO with On30. A Crazy Idea or Maybe Not?

Richo poses and interesting question:

“I am thinking of running HO trains above On30 trains around the wall. Would it detract and look weird? I am thinking of maybe a dog bone design, or possibly a continuous run with a swing gate on each level to get access through the door. Not sure, so would appreciate some feedback?”

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3 Responses to Mixing HO with On30. A Crazy Idea or Maybe Not?

  • nelson t stahlsays:

    I use N scale in the background of my Ho. It gives a sense of depth. At eye level it gives a feeling of things being much farther away.

  • David Stokessays:

    If the layouts are obviously seperate, not a problem. I have N, H0 and G scale trains – not all set up yet, but they will be in the same room, each doing their own thing.

  • geoffsays:

    I’m thinking of doing the same thing with OO and OO9, being the british version of HO and HO narrow gauge. Unless you have made some pretty spectacular scenery that starts at the floor and goes up above the On30 layout, they will clearly be separate layouts, so why not! (I am *not* a believer in the less is more concept!)

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