this Clinic, we will show you how to take Mark Johnson's Roundhouse components
from the Scenery folder "station_rr_buildings" and
expand it from a basic 3 stall house to as many stalls as you
need to service your locomotive fleet.
First, go to your Scenery folder "station_rr_buildings"
, and click and drag these items onto your layout plan.
begin, I prefer to drag out the roundhouse and position it where I want it then
scale and rotate it to suit the background. This example is done
on a plain background to illustrate the steps a bit more easily.
Then I click and drag the first extra stall to be added
Then, as you can see from the "grab points", scale and
rotate the extra stall and move onto the existing 3 stall unit
You may want to enlarge your work are so that you can more easily get the
proper alignment. When you have added all of the extra stalls you desire,
its time to Group all these items into one cohesive unit..
The main reason for using the Group feature of course is to keep
all the components anchored together in one unit
The next step to to select the Group feature from your
Scenery toolbar or from the Tools\Scenery\Group menu
Finally, you're ready to add a turntable from the
Now, you just need to add some track and some other roundhouse accessories
from your well stocked Scenery Toolkit to give your new roundhouse your personal
You’re done...take a deep
breath and start on your next creation - the bridge too long???