A month or two ago, I asked Robert Ray how he selected the prototype of his N Scale caboose kits….long story short…

Thank you Robert Ray!

I wrapped up the scratch build today, the hardest part of it was finding an image to turn into an interior. Fortunately, the St. Louis NMRA has a lot of free downloads. http://www.gatewaynmra.org/2002/easy-industrial-building-interiors/ The roof is made out of cardstock and shipping labels. I printed a Clever Models tar paper […]

Now what do I name it?

I have been trying to figure out how to make my Samsung tablet and cellphone cameras take more vintage style pictures, and I have found an app called Ektacam. It has different film types, color, black and white, print, slide and instant, there are minimal adjustments in the camera app, […]

Nothing like vintage films…

I have installed all of the Grandt Line doors and windows and I made the sliding doors on the long side. I accidentally made the dock a little bit too long, but easy to fix. I am now looking for an interior and skylights. The roof is going to be […]

Still working on the un-named warehouse

After getting the Oriental Limited 2-8-0, and ignoring the Bachmann one, I decided to take a closer look at the Bachmann and see what needs to be done to make it look more like a family member. The 3 biggest issues with the Bachmann is the running gear, the domes […]