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I'm trying to incorporate a waterfall in my layout and have a tunnel so that the train goes under it. Does anybody have pictures for some ideas? Thanks.
 

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I don't have any photographs on the web at present, but this film clip shows an Accucraft C16 going under my waterfall on two different tracks, one in a tunnel and one behind the water cascade. I doubt that the latter is prototypical, but we wanted the visual effect.
 

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Make sure to use waterproof materials, from the guy who knows. Here's mine below, I also covered it with some old rubber pond liner to protect the treated areas a bit more. Worked out fine though, now putting in one for two tracks instead of one. Oh yeah, make sure you make it big enough for the 1:20 stuff, someone will bring one over someday!
 

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"I doubt that the latter is prototypical, ..."

Depends on whether you consider the Mine Train at Disneyland to be a prototype.

On the other hand, there were logging lines that ran track through active streams, so if there wasn't one behind a waterfall, it was probably only because of a lack of opportunity.
 

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Those are neat ideas.... I have one by my big water wheel but would like to put one on the back side of my Koe pond. Tks for the posting.
 

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I made a curving tunnel that runs under a stream/waterfall. I used concrete slabs and sealed them before covering them with pond liner and then dirt. The rest is done the same way as if I had just done a waterfall without the tunnel.



 

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I used a steel plate, with the edges broke up to create a drawer like box to go over the track, apply cement to the steel which makes a very nice looking river and water falls and prevents any leaks in the tunnel
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I've had this waterfall for quite a few years.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnKxy63hUsU
 
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