Kikos Wrap Up

Shown above is the finished renovation of Kiko’s Wholesale. I’ve learned a little since I first started experimenting with photo laminates many years ago. I used to look for photos with very few shadows and then photo shopped out any that remained. I now do the opposite, intentionally looking for images taken on sunny days […]

A Facelift For Kikos

One of the more interesting scenes on the layout, both visually and operationally, is where the switchback makes a totally blind crossing of a very heavily traveled 12th Avenue into The Miami Produce Center. Switching the industry is particularly challenging because the view northward up the street is totally obscured by a business called Kiko’s […]

East Rail Imagery

Many years ago I took a shot looking down the canal of my old East Rail layout. It was always one of my favorites. I’ve learned a lot in the years since and decided to go back and apply some updated photo editing to it. In the image above I’ve inserted a better/higher contrast sky, […]