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


As many of my readers know, I am going through a divorce, and Play Desnuda is going to be moved from my garage and into my office/loft. I have been repainting the walls, and the layout will be located above my desk and work computer. I am hoping that the […]

New art for the Train Room



For many years, I have wanted to build a small, classic roundy round layout, and now, I have the switches on order. I have decided to build an N Scale version of the Turtle Creek, down to the ultra tight, nine inch radius radius PECO switches, and tight turns. The […]

Coming Soon! Arroyo Tortuga!


The Pacific Electric had a fleet of Hart Convertible Gondolas that were built by American Car and Foundry in 1911. These cars were able to be configured into a gondola or a hopper by moving the bulkheads and lifting up the floor. This allowed them to be used as a […]

N Scale Kits Hart Convertible Gondolas


The mail lady was good to me today. She delivered a package from N Scale kits containing a pair of Pacific Electric Hart Convertible Gondolas and a package from Washington State with a 1974 Kadee Pacific Electric boxcar! Soon, it will be time to bust out the files and start […]

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