Kleen Blast Survey

The Tacoma tide flats has maybe a dozen customers served by the BNSF or Union Pacific or both. Many of…

All The Stuff I Didn’t Blog About in 2021

Admittedly I spent a lot of my modeling time last year working on P48 projects, a departure from my HO…

That Figures

I recently painted a few new figures for The Industrial Lead.  I purchased these 3D printed figures from the Printle…

Seattle Lighting Retail Front

I finally got around to making the window and door to the Seattle Lighting retail entrance. After several false starts…

Blogging – A Backend Story

Over the last ten years blogging about my layout, I’ve tried to get the most out of this website. This…

P48 – SW9 Upgrade Part 3

My four month marathon with the SW9 is almost finished (see my previous posts: P48 – SW9 UpgradeP48 – SW9…

P48 – SW9 Upgrade Part 2

A followup to my previous post P48 – SW9 Upgrade.  Pilots After that previous post I focused on the pilots. by…

P48: Atlas SW8 Decoder Install

I brought home my friend’s SW8 to work on recently. Mainly the loco needed a decoder install, upgrade to LEDs…

P48 – SW9 Upgrade

My Atlas O SW9 project started in March of 2020 when I converted it to P48 with Right-O-Way geared wheel…

Seaport Maintenance Pt. 2

I’ve spent a good deal of time finishing off the Port of Seattle Seaport Maintenance Facility. This building has been…