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Modeling coconut palm trees on your layout

Use artificial plant material to make tropical trees for your model railroad
RELATED TOPICS: HO SCALE
Feather-topped palm trees are a signature element for any model railroad set in a tropical climate.
Feather-topped palm trees are a signature element for any model railroad set in a tropical climate. Author Joseph Kreiss scratchbuilt numerous coconut plams for his HO scale Big Island Rail layout, set in Hawaii in the 1970s.
When you can't live in a tropical paradise, perhaps the next best thing is to model it. That's what inspired me to build a freelanced HO scale layout with a Hawaiian setting. My Big Island Rail layout evolved from the premise that railroading on the Hawaiian Islands continued to grow following the end of World War II.

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