modeling the SP
Weathering with acrylic washes: basic technique
Weathering with acrylic washes: specific car types...
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
More on layout origins
I have written a number of blog posts over the last decade that included mention of my previous layout (built when I lived in Pittsburgh, P...
Sunday, June 26, 2022
PFE orange, one more time
As a Southern Pacific modeler, and one interested in produce shipping generally and PFE in particular, I have a lot of PFE refrigerator car...
Thursday, June 23, 2022
BAPM 2022, Part 2
The long-running Bay Area Prototype Modelers meet (BAPM), naturally on hiatus during the pandemic, finally returned this year, and took pl...
Monday, June 20, 2022
Bay Area Prototype Modelers 2022
The annual Railroad Prototype Modelers (RPM) meeting held in the San Francisco Bay Area has naturally been on hiatus through the pandemic, b...
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Choosing a passenger locomotive, Part 3
In the two previous posts I described why I want to add an additional locomotive to my layout fleet, for passenger moves; the criteria I ch...
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Choosing a passenger locomotive, Part 2
I introduced this topic with a description of how I conduct passenger operations on the Coast Division main line of my Southern Pacific lay...
Sunday, June 12, 2022
PFE Class R-40-24, Part 2
This post continues my description of this resin car project, assembling a complete model refrigerator car from a stash of resin parts given...
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