YouTube / James Risner
YouTube / James Risner

Hypnotic Model Trains Spiral Onward

YouTube / James Risner
YouTube / James Risner

YouTuber James Risner likes trains big and small. In the videos below, he set up a spiral track and ran a long series of HO scale model trains along it. In HO scale, the ratio of model:real train is 1:87.1.

The sound in this is a little grating. I suggest turning it down a bit, and watching the locomotive in the front (or pick one of the other locomotives, and just follow it around). It's utterly mesmerizing:

And here's a similar concept, but the trains never leave their spiral track (!). Again, pick out a locomotive, and prepare for some light self-hypnosis.

And if you liked that, here's a quadruple double helix, apparently set up in Risner's living room (I love the stacks of CDs holding the thing up!):

Are you relaxed yet?

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