#790 Trainorama was made only in 1953. It is a 9-foot long scenic
diarama depicting the hills of New England, generic mountains, and
rolling green hills of the South. It is designed to wrap around
one side of a train layout.
Is is made of five cardboard sections that can be assembled in several ways for variety. Some of the buildings and forests extend out from the flat background to give it a more realistic and interesting three-dimensional look.
Because it is so long, these pictures show first the two halves and then five closer shots to show more detail.
(Unless otherwise specified, all photos courtesy of Leslie Warren.)
|The left half of the Trainorama.
|The right half of the Trainorama.
|On the left end: the Power Plant and Mine
|To the left of center: the Moutain Cabin scene.
|In the center: the farm scene.
|To the right of center: the mill scene.
|On the far right: town scene with stores and
|Here's what it looks like wrapped around an All
(Photo courtesy of Don Hazenzahl.)
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