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  1. Oiling the Woodie with a few Fox Head Lagers

    General Model Train Discussion
    Traffic is light in 1956 on a warm lazy Sat afternoon, in a small town near the East SF Bay! Time to pick up the laundry for the wife, oil for the Woodie, ice and a few Fox Head Lagers for later! Modeled by Charles Smiley cspmovies.com
  2. Hay, the Harlin Way!

    HO Scale
    Somewhere near the East Bay on the way to Walnut Creek is Harlin Hay! The date is 1958, but Harlin Hay has already been around for many years right of the SP main. Stop in and say hello sometime, old man Ed Harlin would love to sit and chat with you about how great things are. Might even give...
  3. Wizard Oil: Old time service station

    HO Scale
    Wizard oil is an old time service station just inland, between Walnut Creek and Oakland in the 1950's! It is open day and into the early night, when the cool coastal fog begins its return into the Bay area! Modeled by Charles Smiley on his HO layout!
  4. Lighting night scenes in HO

    My Layout
    Here are some photos of night scenes that were shot and lit by Charles Smiley on his 1950's SP and WP HO layout! I like his techniques!
  5. Some 1950's SP and WP HO modeling near Oakland!

    Model Train Photo Gallery
    Some 1950's SP and WP HO modeling near Oakland! Scenes modeled and lighted by Charles Smiley's!
  6. Some 1950's SP and WP HO night scenes near Oakland and Walnut Creek

    HO Scale
    Some 1950's SP and WP HO night scenes near Oakland and Walnut Creek! This is on Charles Smiley's HO layout!
  7. Some 1950's SP and WP HO night scenes near Oakland and Walnut Creek

    Structures Forum
    Some scratch built lighted 1950's SP and WP HO night scenes, near Oakland and Walnut Creek by Charles Smiley on his HO layout!
  8. Charles Smiley's HO Oakland and Walnut Creek layout

    My Layout
    Here are a few scratchbuilt scenes modeled by my friend Charles Smiley(Charles Smiley Videos). This is from his HO layout circa 1950's SP and WP in Oakland and Walnut Creek! I thought they were really nicely done!
  9. Shredded Wheat in Oakland 1950's

    HO Scale
    This is a scratchbuilt scene modeled by Charles Smiley(Charles Smiley Videos) from his HO layout circa 1950's SP and WP in Oakland and Walnut Creek! I thought it was really nicely done!
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