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The Old Goodyear Plant in Los Angeles

The Old Goodyear Plant in Los Angeles  If you’re a native or have lived in the LA area for a long while and you are over forty, you probably remember the huge Goodyear plant that was in South Central. It was located on Central Avenue, bordered by Florence Avenue to the south and Gage Avenue to the north. During my…

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Go Metro to Air+Style at Exposition Park

As I follow everything rail in the west, we check out the activities around the LA Metro… Go Metro to Air+Style at Exposition Park Metro Los Angeles Feb 15, 2017 Go Metro to Air+Style at Exposition Park in downtown L.A. The event takes place weekend of February 18 and 19th. Avoid surge pricing and expensive parking, by taking the Expo…

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Coffee Shop opens in historic North Hollywood train depot

  In my rail fanning efforts, everyone who knows me, knows my interests in pubic transportation… A new coffee shop open in a historic train depot in NoHo. Groundwork Coffee opens in historic North Hollywood train depot Metro Los Angeles Feb 10, 2017 LA-based Groundwork Coffee’s newest location is now open in the newly renovated and historic Lankershim Depot in…

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WORLD’S BIGGEST LITTLE AIRPORT!

HAMBURG, GERMANY Miniature Wonderland is a famous HO scale model railroad exhibition and it is the largest in the world, covering nearly 14,000 square feet. MW is more than just trains, mountains and cities, it also operates an 1:87 HO scale replica of Hamburg’s Airport, Knuffingen, also the world’s largest. Check them out here: http://www.miniatur-wunderland.com Check out more model railroad videos…

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LATTC student rendering of the future Crenshaw/LAX Line

Metro Los Angeles Dec 29, 2016 Los Angeles Trade Technical College (LATTC) students recently worked with Metro to take to the task of creating a conceptual flyover rendering of the future Crenshaw/LAX Line. The student’s video of the future 8.5-mile alignment and its eight new stations can be seen above. More info about the Crenshaw/LAX project can be found here: https://www.metro.net/projects/crensh…

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