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  1. ALCO-SP

    ALCO-SP

    Modified brass ALCo with Stewart Hobbies chassis.
  2. Making the Grade

    Making the Grade

    The photographer's favorite spot called simply "The Loops". The author's "Texas Special" merchandise (train 242) headed by five SD units struggle with the 50 car train over the valley of early autumn yellow and green aspens. It is my favorite spot because the trains pass...
  3. Model Photography - Athearn SW1500

    Model Photography - Athearn SW1500

    I'm bored and cold tonight so I decided to do some experimenting with super low budget product photography. Model is placed on my desk on a white piece of paper, lighting is provided by my desk's halogen lamp and a piece of cardboard with aluminum foil taped to it is used to bounce a little...
  4. Model Photography - Athearn SW1500

    Model Photography - Athearn SW1500

    I'm bored and cold tonight so I decided to do some experimenting with super low budget product photography. Model is placed on my desk on a white piece of paper, lighting is provided by my desk's halogen lamp and a piece of cardboard with aluminum foil taped to it is used to bounce a little...
  5. SP #4446

    SP #4446

    SP #4446 the GS-4 loco. crossing the bridge by a frieght train on the other side.
  6. Southern Pacific SD 9

    Southern Pacific SD 9

    Espee SD 9: don't leave home without 'em!
  7. Downtown

    Downtown

    Downtown switcher works the Soledad job.
  8. Derailment

    Derailment

    I suffered a derailment late at night...someone's job is on the line!
  9. Meet at Caliente

    Meet at Caliente

    on an HO layout at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum.
  10. Waiting

    Waiting

    An eastbound waits for a meet at Caliente on an HO layout at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum.
  11. Frm SP, now UP #6301

    Frm SP, now UP #6301

    SP AC4400 Patched by UP, still needs a little work though.
  12. Waiting

    Waiting

    An eastbound SP freight waits in Caliente on an HO scale layout at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum.
  13. Caliente

    Caliente

    Westbound SP leaves the steep grades behind as it passes through Caliente.
  14. Caliente Creek

    Caliente Creek

    A westbound at the horseshoe curve at Caliente.
  15. Approaching Caliente

    Approaching Caliente

    At the San Diego Model Railroad Museum.
  16. Meet at Bealville

    Meet at Bealville

    A westbound SP meets an eastbound BNSF at Bealville on an HO layout at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum
  17. Disappearing

    Disappearing

    This is the end of the completed portion of the layout. The track continues through Tehachapi Loop to Mojave. The track is in place but there is no scenery yet.
  18. Steep Terain

    Steep Terain

    At the San Diego Model Railroad Museum
  19. Retaining Wall

    Retaining Wall

    At the San Diego Model Railroad Museum
  20. Doing a Steady 13 MPH

    Doing a Steady 13 MPH

    Measured with a scale speedometer at the San Diego Model Railroad Museum





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