John


Part of being a model railroader is the ability of re-writing history. I feel robbed that I had to wait until I was 13 years old to ride a train from Long Beach to Los Angeles, and what was worse, was the fact that most of the route was rebuilt […]

What If? Modeling


I recently ordered a Kato MyTRAM RED from Japan, and this thing is way cool! This little tram is completely see-through and the motors are located in the trucks. Kato was able to put in directional lighting, the lights switch from white to red depending on the direction that the […]

Modern Light Rail Has Arrived


Well, let’s face it, I still love trains, I still love to model them, I am going through a dry spell…In the last few months, I have discovered that I hate DPM kits, seriously, loathe them. I plan to find more brick laser kits because they are higher quality and […]

August Update…




It’s been an interesting road, but it is time to move forward with my layout(s). Modeling has always been a stress reliever for me, and I do honestly could use it. Yesterday, I went to Lowe’s and I bought a pair of six foot by sixteen inch shelf boards and […]

Finally Inside


The last six months have been a unique challenge for me, I have not even had the motivation to move Playa Desnuda inside to my home office/loft, even though there is a perfect place for it. I have been thinking about building the new roundy round, Arroyo Tortuga a lot. […]

Finally bit the DPM Bullet