Created by Dave Krakow Perhaps it was nostalgia… or maybe wishful thinking to roll back to gas prices from a day gone by, that inspired model railroad enthusiast, Dave Krakow to create this 1/87th replica of the iconic Texaco Gas Pump.Whatever the inspiration, I think you’ll agree that Dave has truly captured the essence of the […]
dioramas and scenery
Lighting A Model Railroad StructureInterior illumination using side glow fiber optic filamentby Carol Culnan This is my first attempt at using side glow fiber optics to light the interior of a structure on my layout. This is an N scale (1:160) model about 8″ long built from a Micron Art etched brass kit. The thought […]
It’s PigPen and the Peanuts Gang!…Good Grief ! The Christmas decoration has been a long time in the making. It started about 12 years ago when a friend mowed down a very small pine tree sapling in our backyard with a lawnmower. After that it started to re-grow so I just left it and mowed […]
Architect, and customer, Adam Throgmorton creates an impressive architectural model with fiber optic accents — WOW! A special acknowledgment and shout out to one of our contributors and consultants Bill Lorenz. Bill worked with Adam to create a custom LED harness used to light the fiber optic filaments in the Baha Mar architectural model. Bill […]
Photos submitted by Architecture Student and Customer ~ Jaime K. “Some of these architectural dioramas have over 400 fiber optic ends. They mix fiber optic and neon light.” Jaime K Thank you Jaime, for sharing your awesome work!