Category: Details


My work desk has been occupied by about 30 HO scale containers I’ve been weathering over the last few weeks….

Seattle Lighting paint damage

Plastic Disaster

A tough lesson in keeping things safe. To protect my Seattle lighting building while I was landscaping the area, I…

Last tree

Landscaping – A Little Bit Every Day

This week has been full of short work sessions to get a little done each day and it’s paying off….

Ecology Blocks Found

In my  recent post Barriers. I mentioned how I could not find a suitable stand in for the concrete ecology…

71.275 + 71.023

HVAC Colors

I’ve been experimenting with colors to paint rooftop details. While most of the pipes and vents will be painted a…

Patrick chipping barriers.

Chipped Barriers

I decided to try Vallejo Chipping Medium for some of the Jersey barriers on the layout. I used paint to…

BLMA K-Rail Barriers


Thousands of traffic barriers are placed throughout the Seattle Terminal. They keep the trains and the traffic separated and serve…