East Rail Video

For fans of Miami’s East Rail, Tolga got some great video of the local getting ready to go about its work. Here’s the link:… Scroll to the 13:45 mark. The tanks are for Sentry, the boxes for Salco. He thinks the bulkheads are for the team track in the yard. Love the great audio…

4300 District Blvd. Final

The 4300 District Blvd. structure is now finished and also wraps up the structures on the LAJ layout.  Although, at this point, the layout would look complete to the casual visitor, there is still work to be done.  The next step is to go back and add details, do some blemish cleanup, and fine tune the…

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.