Model Railroad Photo Box
Model Railroad Photo Box
Model Railroad Photo Box

So, I have built a photo box to help showcase new arrivals for my N scale train layout, this will include current rolling stock, new arrival rolling stock, locomotive power both new arrivals and existing equipment.  This will also be used to catalogue all traction power locomotives and rolling stock, mostly freight cars for the time being.  I have a few passenger cars and even some old European Steam Locomotives which will make their appearance eventually.

Model Railroad Photo Box
Model Railroad Photo Box
Model Railroad Photo Box
Model Railroad Photo Box

The first photos are of the construction, you can see it is built from an old Carlsberg case, so I guess I can say if Carlsberg did N Scale photo boxes this is how they would do it, I hope you like it.  The base is simple 2“foam base with a few foam hills for accents.

Model Railroad Photo Box
Model Railroad Photo Box

This photo of the photo box is in the works prior to painting and decorating and adding accents.

Model Railroad Photo Box
Adding weights

And you can see the N Scale track is laid and drying with various weights.

Now on to the more complete photo box without scenery and ballasting.

Now the photo box is beginning to take shape with the background fully in place and the beginning of ballasting the N Scale Track, this is Kato Untrack just as the rest of my layout.

Model Railroad Photo Box
Model Railroad Photo Box

Some close up of the track, ballast and scenery drying.

Another up-close picture of the photo box in progress.

Another up-close picture of the photo box in progress. And again, a bit more landscaping including trees and more ballasting.  This is the final photo for the post and there is still a lot more work to be done, I am trying to make it a bit changeable and I regret adding a street to showcase the road vehicles, but I will find a way in the future to add that.

Now on to the more complete photo box without scenery and ballasting.

Thank you all for having a look, drop a comment if you like or have any suggestions!

More posts to follow of the finished photo box with some locomotives and rolling stock! Very Soon.