The Farm In The Landscape

The Farm In The Landscape

Well, many of our railway layouts ignore the presence of farming.  Alright, an awkward corner that needs filling often has an incongruous field with a few grazing sheep.  But I think we miss a great opportunity in many cases not including ‘working farms and buildings’ on our layouts.  They have always been an integral part of the scene and in fact many branch lines came into being as a result of the need to move livestock to market, milk to the towns, and food to the processors and markets.

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