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See this interesting small HO scale, transition-era layout being built.
Rice Harbor Series: Model a harbor part 4 – adding wave effects

Rice Harbor Series: Model a harbor part 4 – adding wave effects

The HO scale Rice Harbor project continues after the two-part resin water has set. MR's...

Rice Harbor Series: Model a harbor part 3 – mixing and pouring resin

Rice Harbor Series: Model a harbor part 3 – mixing and pouring resin

The HO scale Rice Harbor layout is now properly prepared for an application of two-part...

Rice Harbor Series: Model a harbor part 2 – adding a beach

Rice Harbor Series: Model a harbor part 2 – adding a beach

Cody Grivno adds a beachfront to a small area of MR's Rice Harbor layout. He...

Rice Harbor Series: Model a harbor part 1 – paint and prep

Rice Harbor Series: Model a harbor part 1 – paint and prep

Now that the car float, float bridge, and railroad lift bridge are in place on...

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 6 – bridge planking

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 6 – bridge planking

With the float bridge now in place on MR's Rice Harbor layout, David Popp can...

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 5 – add a float bridge

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 5 – add a float bridge

After completing the car float for MR's Rice Harbor layout, David Popp builds a float...

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 4 – painting and weathering

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 4 – painting and weathering

MRVP's David Popp shows how a little bit of paint goes a long way toward...

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 3 – deck details

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 3 – deck details

In part 3, David Popp adds details and simple castings to the deck of the...

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 2 – laying track

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 2 – laying track

Work continues on the car float David Popp is assembling for MR's 5x9-foot Rice Harbor...

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 1 – the hull

Rice Harbor Series: Build a car float part 1 – the hull

David Popp shows how he designed and shaped the basic hull for a car float...

Rice Harbor Series: build a swing-up staging section

Rice Harbor Series: build a swing-up staging section

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Rice Harbor Series: Installing benchwork alignment pins

Rice Harbor Series: Installing benchwork alignment pins

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Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 10

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 10

The Model Railroader staff's Rice Harbor layout is finally complete. Get a behind-the-scenes look at a magazine...

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 9

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 9

With most of the structures and ground cover in place, all that's left to do...

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 8

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 8

It's time to lay tracks along the waterfront on the Model Railroader staff's HO scale...

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 7

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 7

In this episode editor Neil Besougloff continues scenery work on the Model Railroader staff's Rice...

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 6

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 6

The South Carolina scenery starts to take shape on the Model Railroader staff's Rice Harbor...

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 5

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 5

Follow Hal Miller as he shows you the progress on the latest Model Railroader staff...

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 4

Building a 5 x 8 harbor railroad part 4

Structures and trackwork dominate this episode of the Model Railroader staff's Rice Harbor video journal....

Building a 5 x 8 Harbor Railroad part 3

Building a 5 x 8 Harbor Railroad part 3

Layout designer David Popp describes his strategy for using various turnouts on the Rice Harbor...