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Bush Terminal Scouting Report

  Sometime early next year I plan on starting on my next adventure, an N scale proto freelance Brooklyn layout, drawing heavy inspiration from the old Bush Terminal (Now NY NJ Rail).  I’ve found that no matter how many books you read, no matter how many photos you study, it’s hard to get a sense…


Cuba Tropical Produce 12/8/17

  It took me more years than I would have liked but I’ve finally brought to a close a model of one of my favorite structures on the Spur.  Cuba Tropical Produce is now planted on 13th Avenue on the layout. Construction techniques were a combination of photo laminates and traditional styrene.  The siding, shingles…


Throwback Tuesday

When I first started researching the Downtown Spur, I made a point of capturing as many of the Bing Birdseye images as I could.  I’m glad I did because, as far as I know, Bing doesn’t archive their photos and they are now gone forever.  I thought it would be fun to go back and…


Cuba Tropical Produce 11/26/17

Decent progress on the CTP structure this week.  Only in Miami would somebody go up on the roof and paint the shingles light blue!


Cuba Tropical Produce

While my focus over the past two years was on building the LAJ layout, my “main” model railroad continues to be the Downtown Spur.  Although I haven’t added anything to it in a few years, I have maintained it and operate on it regularly.  With the LAJ now done, and a Brooklyn N scale layout…