|Here is a 3d scale model of
the famous Animas River Highline section of the D&RG near Durango,
CO. The layout has two 4' x 8' sections and is using Z scale track.
drawing was made by tracing a USGS topographic map of the area. Cadrail
10.0.2 Figure Terrain was used for the landscape. Trees are drawn using the
new Tree Symbols that automatically fit the terrain elevation.
It took the author approximately 20 hours to make this drawing using
Cadrail 3d View
The Shelf Looking
The Shelf from below.
Famous 1880 Jackson
Cadrail plan view with USGS map.
Cadrail screen close up of terrain grid with elevations.
Retaining wall at the Shelf looking south.
Retaining wall photo.
View looking south
Highline 1.exe (672 kb)
file requireS Cadrail Version 10.0.2 or the Cadrail Demo to view and print.
How to use these
Note: this is a complex drawing with lots of detail.
The time needed to draw is dependant on the speed of your computer. These large files, take longer to draw
on the screen.
See Also: Ophir Loop