Starting 2022

Welcome to 2022! Let's start the New Year out with a structure build. J&M Automotive is an independent car mechanic located on East 1st Street in Iowa City alongside the industrial spur. The simple concrete block garage is probably the smallest single structure planned for The Hills Line. However, its small size allows me to … Continue reading Starting 2022

Evolving

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” -Buckminster Fuller- Every so often a technique comes along that so fundamentally changes my processes to such a degree that I end up exclaiming... Where was that all my life?!? I'm not the … Continue reading Evolving

Change of Pace

With the signature scene of The Hills Line complete, it's time to switch gears and model some of the industrial aspects of the industrial spur. The portion of Iowa City south of downtown is a motley collection of commercial and light-industrial warehouses. This is a change from the IAIS Grimes Line, which I always referred … Continue reading Change of Pace