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State Line

State Line is the N scale version of the HO scale MR&T layout — but built as a modular layout in 2020 to 2022.
Car routing with JMRI OperationsPro — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 25

Car routing with JMRI OperationsPro — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 25

Car routing with JMRI OperationsPro | The crew continues to prepare the State Line Route...

Preparing for layout operations — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 24

Preparing for layout operations — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 24

Preparing for layout operations | The crew might be at the end of work on...

Making grade crossing signals – State Line Route in N scale, Episode 23

Making grade crossing signals – State Line Route in N scale, Episode 23

Making grade crossing signals: Work is coming to an end on the State Line Route...

Detailing a train depot scene — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 22

Detailing a train depot scene — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 22

Detailing the train station scene on the N scale State Line Route is the focus...

Adding lighting and interior scenes to structures — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 21

Adding lighting and interior scenes to structures — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 21

Adding lighting and interior scenes structures on the N scale State Line Route layout is...

Repurposing a layout scene — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 20

Repurposing a layout scene — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 20

Repurposing a layout scene for the N scale State Line Route layout is the focus...

Kitbashing trackside structures — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 19

Kitbashing trackside structures — State Line Route in N scale, Episode 19

Kitbashing trackside structures for the N scale State Line Route layout is the focus of...

State Line Route in N scale: Road construction, Episode 18

State Line Route in N scale: Road construction, Episode 18

David and Cody team up to build roadways on the State Line Route project railroad....

State Line Route in N scale: Modeling clear and muddy rivers, Episode 17

State Line Route in N scale: Modeling clear and muddy rivers, Episode 17

David shares two options for modeling rivers on the State Line Route. He demonstrates how...

State Line Route in N scale: Modeling rock walls, Episode 16

State Line Route in N scale: Modeling rock walls, Episode 16

David is ready to work on the largest industry on our State Line Route project...

State Line Route in N scale: Modeling a farm field, Episode 15

State Line Route in N scale: Modeling a farm field, Episode 15

David and Rene prepare the State Line Route layout for scenery by smoothing out the...

State Line Route in N scale: Shaping scenery terrain, Episode 14

State Line Route in N scale: Shaping scenery terrain, Episode 14

Learn how David and Rene use materials such as foam, paper, and plaster sheets to...

State Line Route in N scale: Painting a backdrop and adding horizon lines, Episode 13

State Line Route in N scale: Painting a backdrop and adding horizon lines, Episode 13

In this episode, David demonstrates how to paint a gradient blue-sky backdrop for the State...

State Line Route in N scale: Modifying structures to fit your layout, Episode 12

State Line Route in N scale: Modifying structures to fit your layout, Episode 12

Structures for our State Line Route N scale layout keep rolling in! In this episode,...

State Line Route in N scale: Painting trackwork, Episode 11

State Line Route in N scale: Painting trackwork, Episode 11

Our State Line Route layout is almost ready for scenery, but first there’s track detailing...

State Line Route in N scale: Installing a DCC system, Episode 10

State Line Route in N scale: Installing a DCC system, Episode 10

David installs a Digitrax Evolution Express command system on our State Line Route layout. Follow...

State Line Route in N scale: Installing fascia, Episode 9

State Line Route in N scale: Installing fascia, Episode 9

David shows how he attached fascia to the State Line Route N scale layout to...

State Line Route in N scale: Wiring a layout for DC power, Episode 8

State Line Route in N scale: Wiring a layout for DC power, Episode 8

After a quick update with Jenny to see how her Walther’s bungalow kit is coming...

State Line Route in N scale: Bridge installation and laying curved track, Episode 7

State Line Route in N scale: Bridge installation and laying curved track, Episode 7

In this episode, David’s projects include repairing benchwork, installing a bridge, and laying curved track...

State Line Route in N scale: Laying down track, Episode 6

State Line Route in N scale: Laying down track, Episode 6

After sanding the cork roadbed, David is ready to lay track on the State Line...