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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….


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…


HELP!

Problem solved!  Thanks so much to my blog readers.  You guys are great! The pub. in question was the December 1976 issue of “Railroad Modeler” magazine.  Never in a million years would I have found that on my own. _________________________________ In the late 1970’s an excellent article on the Los Angeles Junction Ry. appeared in…


March 13, 2017

A Day of Photography   I had a lazy Sunday available to me yesterday so I decided to spend it puttering around with some photography on the LAJ.  Getting a good shot generally takes me the better part of a day.  I prefer low angle photos that give the appearance of late afternoon with its…


For Sale

  Time to do some house cleaning.  I’ve listed the Atlas MP-15DC shown above on ebay.  Listing HERE.  Or cut/paste the url: http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/112154631784?ssPageName=ADME:L:LCA:US:1123 This is a very smooth runner with added details and appeared in a number of articles in Model Railroader.