Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Joe D'Amato
26 followers
26 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
GN Plug
N Scale Fort Mason Switcher.
N Scale Fort Mason Switcher.
nscalefortmason.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
New Structures.
I've been busy on the bench and at work and have neglected my duties to keep everyone up to date...says my Sunday Breakfast Buddies. I'm still in a state of limbo while one of my daughters is living with me.  I gladly tore everything down so she could stay ...
New Structures.
New Structures.
pacificelectricrailwaymodeler.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
1449 Blimp ongoing drama.
Yeah, sometimes an obsession makes no sense.  I mean, I have no plan or desire to electrify my layout with overhead, but I just needed a Blimp Box Cab.  It'll look so cool pulling a couple outside braced boxcars and a shorty caboose around the layout no mat...
1449 Blimp ongoing drama.
1449 Blimp ongoing drama.
pacificelectricrailwaymodeler.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Backdrops and other musings
I think one of the essential elements of any layout is the background.  Gosh, there are thousands of ways to pull this off and each as personal as the next.  I've seen everything from solid Teal to stuff that would make Bob Ross weep.  I can build most anyt...
Backdrops and other musings
Backdrops and other musings
pacificelectricrailwaymodeler.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Sketching Layout Ideas
N Scale Work
N Scale Work
nscalework.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Moving them Doggies
Just when you think you know your railroad, you stumble on some new information that is trans-formative.  Pacific Electric and you think interurban and a bunch of old Southern Pacific Railroad freight cars rumbling around downtown Hollywood.  That's a lot o...
Moving them Doggies
Moving them Doggies
pacificelectricrailwaymodeler.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Switching Layout Ops.
Now that I put the cart in front of the horse, or laying track for a switching layout without thinking about the mechanics of it all, comes Lance Mindheim's "How to Operate a Modern Era Switching Layout".   I think, so far I did alright blasting ahead like ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Switching Layout underway
All of us who are "layout space challenged" wrestle with how much of our imagined empire we can actually build in a way that is satisfying and keep our interest.  I have to confess I'm a habitual layout builder and over the past couple of years started and ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Planting Trees
Three Iconic Southern California trees; Palm, Eucalyptus and Citrus and modeling any one of these presents a challenge even for the most seasoned micro botanist.  I've been to a lot of layouts and you see some amazing ground work, structures and working sig...
Planting Trees
Planting Trees
pacificelectricrailwaymodeler.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Wrecking Crew
I continue to espouse the fun I am having building Tichy Trains kits as I work to fill in a few holes on my "need to have" freight car list.  I have in another post showed some work I started using their 40' flat car as a stand in for the F40 style flats an...
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded