Three layouts in one house is too many! In an attempt to free up space I’d like to sell my N scale Brooklyn Terminal, N scale, layout if I can. It was the cover story in the October 2021 issue of MR. Please, only contact me if you would be willing to pick it up. […]
This weekend I wrapped up the last big project on the layout, the harbor tug. It was hard to pick which color scheme to go with given there are so many striking prototype options, the NY Dock and Erie being favorites. Now that I see the finished vessel on the layout going with the New […]
Work continues on the harbor tug. I learned the hard way that you need to take some time prepping a resin kit’s surface prior to painting. If you don’t, your hard work carefully applying a paint job will peel right off when you strip away the masking tape. I gave the parts a good soaking […]
The last major construction project on the Brooklyn Terminal is building a harbor tug. The Sylvan Models product is a nice, well designed kit that is fairly straightforward to build. The challenge will be coming up with a way of doing the pilot house windows and the handrails in a way that doesn’t look overly […]
Finally, “The Tunnel Building” is complete and in place on the layout. It’s a fairly basic kitbash of a Walthers structure. The front windows and doors are photos.