Category: Downtown Spur

Global Snacks

The final remaining structure on the block between 13th and 14th Avenues was Global Snacks. There is very little to it, just a stucco covered cube of cinder blocks.


Dade Tomato

It only took me a decade to get around to it but the Dade Tomato structure is finally done. The base color layer is a photo laminate with additional photos “elevated” and layered on top to create relief. Details include: Shapeways security lights, Gold Medal Models security gate, scratch built dock bumpers, Atlas utility insulators,…


Dade Tomato

I continue to slowly chip away at the block between 13th and 14th Avenues. Currently on the docket is Dade Tomato. More to come……


F & R Scaffolds

Back in 2010 I was walking down 22nd Street when I came across F&R Scaffolds next to Proveedora Jiron. I was drawn in by the faint ghost lettering of a previous business, Lobster Factory, barely noticeable under the paint. In this image I continue to try to work 1/87 human figures into the shot without…


A-1 Farmers Choice

A-1 Farmers Choice and International Freight was located on the far west end of the switchback. At the time I started rail fanning the line in ’06 it was still receiving cars on a fairly consistent basis. That tapered off and eventually dried up several years later. A decade ago I shot a similar version…