An upgraded Walthers Cryo reefer sits in front of SALCO on the East Rail 2 layout. If you’re a modern era modeler, graffiti is part of the landscape. Here are a few tips to make it more convincing on a model. Working with larger decals takes patience as far as getting them to ultimately sit […]
The completed COD Seafood structure model on East Rail 2. Sitting at the entrance to the real East Rail industrial is the COD Seafood Restaurant. How they came up with that name I have no clue. When I fly into Miami, I grab a rental car, make the short drive up 37th Avenue, and grab […]
I should probably post more wide angle/overall shots of the layout. An overall of the entire layout as it stands today. Only two structures left to build. The left side of the layout with the just completed Tropical International structure in place. The right side with the recently finished cryo reefer spotted at the logistics […]
Tropical International was a large auto parts distribution warehouse next to SALCO. Although it wasn’t rail served, clearly at some point in the past a previous tenant did receive cars. A current check on the business shows that it’s now a Pep Boys distribution center. The model is a combination of traditional styrene methods with […]
Photo of the SALCO structure mounted on the layout. I’ve found that working the scenery in around a building’s base takes almost as much time as making the structure itself. Photo was taken with an iPhone 6 and stacked with Helicon Focus. Photoshopped sky.