Category: Brooklyn Terminal

Brooklyn Terminal Tug

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…


Brooklyn Terminal December 17

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…


Brooklyn Terminal December 11

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…


The Tunnel Building

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.


Brooklyn Terminal Nov. 26

Work progresses on the last structure for the BT layout. For lack of a better term I call it the “Tunnel Building”. I’m using Walther’s George Roberts Printing as the basis and then kitbashing from there. One of the primary areas to pay attention to was the size and location of the opening to make…