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Building A Civil War Train Scene

Michael asks readers for advice:

“My main focus has been building terrain of Civil War battle sites; recently I have decided to include Civil War rail site battles. Is there any sources of this era detailing Engine / Cars / etc and how the tracks where laid? At this time I not sure if I am going to build an active train layout, just a static scene.”

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One Response to Building A Civil War Train Scene

  • Morgan BIlbo says:

    Although I’m a little late. I’d suggest you simply find videos or movies that portray that era – that include trains. The models of the locos that the WP and CP used at the golden spike would be typical. Track used very light rail. Ties were spaced wider than today. Etc.

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