The In-ko-pah Railroad


These are some of the “people” who inhabit the world of the In-ko-pah Railroad. I have used a few commercial products, often modified or hand-painted by me. But most of the figures I sculpted myself.

I learned the basic techniques for sculpting “G scale” figures from some great tutorials by special-effects artist Chris Walas. These were originally posted on Unfortunately those tutorials were lost when the forum software was updated.

Someday I may try to post my own step-by-step here. In the meantime, you could check out the four-part series I wrote which was published in Garden Railways magazine, beginning in the December 2009 issue.

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Last updated July 26, 2016.

Wildlife Figures!

I’ve recently started making some wildlife figures to liven up the desert scenery.