'Windmill Terminal' - MR234

PAUL ROLLEY’s modern image prototype is a masterclass in using simple techniques to create something that’s far more than the sum of its parts.

Paul Rolley describes ‘Windmill Terminal’ as a “very simple layout”, but I’m not buying it… How can a model railway that’s as beautifully realised as this be considered simple? And yet, as Paul reveals his method, I’m forced to backtrack - his modesty is well founded.


The model represents the chemical plant in Barry, South Wales, and is arguably one of the most realistic modern image layouts you’re likely to see. It’s also proof that realism doesn’t have to involve pinpoint accuracy and complicated modelling methods...

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