These will be feature pieces on one of the gaming tables at CANCON 2020 using the "Swift to Support" scenario from the Blitzkrieg 1940 Chain of Command handbook.
LARGE TRAIN PLATFORM
|This is the large train station Platform with a ramp to one side.|
|It consists of two building as always I used a hand motor to etch in the detail.|
|Rear view of the station with stairs leading up to the entrance.|
|View of the cardboard tiles in place. |
To maximize the use of the building for other gaming purposes ,I decided not to glue down the buildings onto the platform.
|The door where made from cardboard, etched and a thin layer of superglue was placed over them to make them more ridged.|
|Small building from the large train platform showing some battle damage.|
SMALL TRAIN PLATFORM
|Small train platform|
|Also showing lots of battle damage.|
|The rain shelter is removable|
|The smaller building is also removable this time I placed a magnet on the base to secure it in place . As mentioned before I wanted to make the use of the buildings dual purpose.|
|Made a ramp for the transfer of larger goods to and fro from the train.|
|Close view of some of the damage to the floor tiles and walls of the building.|
|Start of the project making the base.|
|Once I constructed the building, I cut square pieces of cardboard to simulate tiles for the platforms floor.|
|Using a sharp instrument to facilitate the picking up and placing the pieces of cardboard in place on-top of the PVA glue.|
On to painting them.