Building a small hand pump for a water well from scratch. An isometric drawing for three different types are shown in the article.
Suggestions for modeling a company-owned set of row houses at the back of the layout, which don't take up much layout real estate but can still be a haven many creative details.
Adding small signs to your layout that indicate local names that non-railroading visitors may recognize when they come to visit.
A description of loads that can be placed on pallets.
How to build a three-raised-panel door with a two-pane window.
Suggestions of several small additions that can be made to an existing structure or kit that make them unique or more interesting.
Modeling scenes where underground pipelines come above ground for junctions, booster pumps, etc.
S-scale doesn't have many figures (at the time of this writing) and especially missing are children.
How to model marshes or swaps, both dry and with modeled water.
How to model highways, on-ramps, local airports, modern office buildings, all large items that require some selective compression.
Ideas for things to model that still remain from days-gone-by, such as hitching posts, abandoned rail in the street, old building foundations, etc.
Using a photo-copier and acetate plastic to make custom windows.
Ideas for giving the impression that a building's interior is detailed.
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