My wife bought me a Lionel trains set (Rio Grande Fast Freight ) for christmas. My family had a Lionel B&O train when I was a child, and I have a real affection for trains as I grew up next to a B&O line that served the Jones & Laughlin steel works on the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh.
I was searching the web for layout ideas and tips on making scenery (mountains, rocks, tunnels) when I came upon your web site. Your layout is a thing of beauty, and your work and attention to detail is spectacular. It is refreshing to see such a level of dedication.