If you want to add insane amounts of detail to your model railroad or diorama then you’ll definitely want to check out this video. I’ll step you through the process of creating an amazing set of utility poles with working streetlights that will take your modeling to a whole new level of realism.
It’s actually not as difficult as it seems… it just takes a lot of patience and time, the secret is to not rush. I didn’t build these utility poles in one sitting, it took me a few days. Sure you could probably build a few of these HO scale power poles in about 4 or 5 hours but it will probably drive you crazy.
The trick to making ultra realistic model railroad scenery is to start small and practice, lots of practice. By making small dioramas to test your skills and techniques you’ll be gaining the experience and knowledge to tackle bigger projects that you’ll be happy with.
For more information about building these model railroad details be sure to visit my website, you’ll also find all the 3D printer files there as well should you like to have a go at 3D printing the files and build your very own utility poles.
Also if you want to help support me and the channel you can check out my patreon page here: