Monthly archives: October, 2018

Brooklyn Terminal October 29

Time to start replacing the temporary Peco flex track with the permanent hand laid code 40.  Once you get the hang of it, scratch built turnouts aren’t that hard to do.  They also give you more flexibility in terms of shape, cost less, and are ultimately more reliable.  I started by photo copying some Peco…

Brooklyn Terminal Oct. 27

As work progresses on the Brooklyn Terminal Warehouses the overall look of the layout begins to take shape.  For the most part the layout represents the old Bush Terminal’s 1st Avenue corridor in Brooklyn.        

BT Warehouses October 21, 2018


A Good Modeling Subject

My buddy Tolga Erbora sent me this shot he took yesterday in Norfolk.  I thought I’d post it here as it would make a great modeling subject.  Things I picked up on: The pole line in front The tracks on each side of the main sinking into the ground The faded and peeling paint, both…

Miami Docks

Taking a cruise eastward down Miami’s River Drive towards downtown.  The docks are busy today.  It’s been awhile since I photographed the Downtown Spur so here’s some “proof of life” that it still exists and is going strong!