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The Emporium Seafood Company 4 Comments Read more »

The Emporium Seafood Company

Completed in October 2007, this kit took me over a year to complete. I worked on it off and on. It was a challenging kit. There’s more than one kit here – can you name the other one in the scene? I hand-laid the track…


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Logging Rail Cars

In September 2004 I completed a set of HO scale logging cars by for a customer. About the same time, I completed an O scale set for another customer.  Both sets were based on the fine Sierra West kits.  I really enjoyed building these and…


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Ezra Cooper’s Garage

I always wanted to build this kit as a boy, but never did. Later in 2004 I finally bought one on eBay and built it. I just love all the tiny details in this kit.  I remember opening that box for the first time and…


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Roadside Delights

I completed this special edition kit in December 1993. This is pure 1900’s Americana in miniature and is one of the first kits to depict a city block. Photos of the completed kit:


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Swakhammer Welding Company

This is the first model railroad craftsman kit I ever built. I started it before I left Beaverton, Oregon in about 1988 and I finished it while living in Bellevue, WA in December 1991.  I learned a lot about building and detailing a kit when…