The FGRR Goes Green – Purchase Green!

Artificial Grass Installation by Purchase Green® The team from the San Dimas store working hard on the artificial grass installation Imagine what it takes to manage a world-class garden railroad the size of a football field. One with thousands of feet of track, hundreds of rolling stock, and countless hand-built miniature buildings and features. And Read more about The FGRR Goes Green – Purchase Green![…]

New For 2016: Seaside Corner

Seaside — A California Coastal Community This multi-year project will feature elements from popular California coastal cities. Plans include an amusement park area and pier complete with Ferris Wheel, a seaside resort town, and foothills that reach to a snow-covered mountain top. Other elements to be modeled are a cannery building, a fishing fleet, a Read more about New For 2016: Seaside Corner[…]

Trestle Gets a Refresh

Mother Nature presents G scale enthusiasts with a unique set of challenges as compared to other forms of model railroading. The Fairplex Garden Railroad must endure through weather, nightly varmint attacks and a high volume of visitor traffic during the L.A. County Fair. One of the top priorities is keeping the main line running, and Read more about Trestle Gets a Refresh[…]

Sidewalk Replacement

Our crew access sidewalk had been constructed 1-1/2” above the lawn surface, creating a trip hazard. The sidewalk has been removed and was replaced with a natural stone walk which matches the nearby Mountain Oil Field scene. Working on a garden railroad is a unique experience—one that differs greatly from other forms of model railroading. Read more about Sidewalk Replacement[…]