This blog will detail the construction and development of Wrightsville Port -an imaginary N Scale waterfront layout.
Wrightsville port is a small harbor on the Atlantic in North Carolina. The model depicts 1960-1970 era and will feature the diesel motive powers and the "New Age" system of inter-modal transportation.
This task has been kept pending for a long time, so I had to do something.
Long story short, the major task was to make the pillars. So first I had cut thin (4-5mm) strips of thick 2mm cardboard and painted them - a combination of unbleached titanium white, black, burnt umber and Indian red in heavy matte medium mixed in unequal proportion to bring the rusty, weathered look. Three on the right hand was for the boat yard - wood pillars.
Now here is the boat yard:
Main quay with Severus:
Birds eye views:
4 major elements if the new detailing: The pillars, the ladders, the tires and the bollards: