ballast

Adding some ground cover


Some splotches of color
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A dusting of "turf"
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A apron of gravel in front of the platform
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Some vegetation to soften the lines of the slope
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Melding the Kato and the gravel with a bit of ballast
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View of downtown
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Passenger service and staging area gravel
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Need to add ballast
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View through town
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A view i never see. :-)
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Post Xmas Mod - Ballast


When I started with Kato unitrack I was hoping I wouldn't need to ballast. But you do.
The upside is ballasting Unitrack is nowhere near the ordeal it is on track without an attached road base.
Its really more of a blending/masking of the transitions between track sections and between track and ground cover.

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I think a couple of picts show the need for ballast.
The contrast with the unballasted track really shows how much improved the look of the track is with a very simple ballast.


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Ballast Effort

An attempt to tie the Kato roadbed to the scenery

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