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New Layout Design Posting

I just posted a layout design article on my business site discussing how to make the decision as to how many towns to include in a design.  You can read it here: How Many Towns Should I Put on my Layout?

Rotary Beacon

In looking at videos of CF-7’s in action on the LAJ, the rotary beacons on the cab roof are very noticeable.  The filament headlights in my loco had already started burning out so it was time to replace them with LED’s, a project I’d been putting off.  Time to bite the bullet and get it done.  Since…

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…


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…