Category: Brooklyn Terminal

National Cold Storage 9/22

More work this weekend on NCS. Finished roughing out the Atlas Middlesex structure on the right. Added an elevator shaft and smokestack. Added Tichy architectural details.


National Cold Storage 9/14

The primary center structure of National Cold Storage is fairly straightforward to build being essentially an exercise in creating a sheet and strip styrene cube. I have to give some more thought to what I want to do with the shorter brick structures that flank it on each side. In the mock up it’s taking…


Port of Call

Built in 1953 the USS Carronade is a little too new for a WW2 era layout but it’s the perfect size and is at least plausible. At 1:170 Lindberg’s kit is pretty darn close to N scale. The most challenging part of the project was “waterlining” the hull so it would sit flat. The light…


National Cold Storage Aug. 31

The final structure this year will be National Cold Storage. When that’s done, I want to double back and do some tuning and detail work. Since the prototype is pretty massive, I’ll need to do some selective compression. To dial in the best composition and sizing I printed out some photos of the prototype as…


General Ship Repair

The General Ship Repair structure is now complete and occupying its spot on the pier. Once the core and the photo wallpaper editing was done, the rest of the structure was fairly straightforward. The only tricky part was dulling down the gloss photo paper without getting a frosty haze in the process. Through trial and…