Monthly archives: April, 2017

RMC Weathering Article

I’ve received a number of emails on how I weathered the LAJ CF-7.  In the May issue of RMC I give a detailed explanation as well as an overall way to approach weathering in general.


4300 District Blvd. 4/12/17

As I build the trackside industries I want to be open to the possibility that I may want to work a small camera or video camera in at some point and photograph the back side of the structures.  That means detailing said back sides.  I continue to chip away at the 4300 District Blvd. structure….


Two “Must Have” Industries

For those planning a steam to diesel era layout, I wrote a blog on my business site on two industries that should appear in almost every instance. You can read it HERE.


4300 District Blvd. 4/3/17

Work begins on what will, in all likelihood, be the final structure on the LAJ. In this case, it’s this art deco beauty at 4300 District Blvd.  Since all photographs are facing north (and therefore taken looking into the sun) the lack of photo contrast makes the photo laminate method a no go.  Other than…