Monthly archives: September, 2018

Brooklyn Terminal September 30

When the subject of urban modeling comes up it’s understandable that we all think of the bulk of the modeling effort is centered around structures.  The reality, however, is that streets, alleys, and sidewalks take up as much, if not more time.  They can be pretty time consuming to model effectively.

American Can

Massive American Can factories seemed to be a staple of many larger cities and Brooklyn was no exception.  The facility of of First Avenue still stands and has been renovated and converted into office space.

Brooklyn Terminal September 6

  I finally got around to detailing and weathering the BT switcher, in this case a Model Power Mogul converted into a switcher by removing the pilot truck.  I was curious what could be done in N scale with close up photography.  So far, so good.    

American Can

The Flagg book makes reference to an American Can facility along First Avenue, an industry that would be a good fit, a good look for the terminal.  Since the BT is proto freelanced, I’m not worried about making anything close to an exact model, just something that appears plausible. I believe the photo above is…