How Do You Select A Theme For A Model Train Layout?
Whether you’re just setting up your first model train or are a serious model train enthusiast, selecting a theme for your model train layout provides an exciting start to your model train project. Research model train layouts by going online and reviewing books at your local library and bookstore. By looking at pictures of what others have done with their model trains, you’ll start to get a feel for what kind of theme you’re interested in. Go to your local model train shop or hobby store and review their inventory. Check out the types of buildings, town accessories and landscaping materials available and see what strikes your interest. You’ll find buildings and accessories for many themes, including 19th century, modern and western, along with materials for creating desert, forest and city terrains. These materials can all be purchased online if you don’t have hobby or model train store near you. Select one building that will be the centerpiece of your town. This is what you’ll build y