Sir Rod Stewart's US model railroad

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Sir Rod Stewart's US model railroad

Post by johnthefireman » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:43 am

Rod Stewart admits model railway 'addiction' as he unveils 26-year project for first time
Sir Rod Stewart has unveiled the secret track he has been working on for 26 years – his beloved 1,500 sq ft model railway...

Sir Rod has named his sprawling model – which fills the entire attic room in his Los Angeles mansion - Grand Street and Three Rivers City, based on a 1940s American city...

The singer’s love of model railways began in childhood when he lived on Archway Road in north London, near the London Transport Highgate Depot and the Wellington Sidings coal yard.
Rod Stewart’s favourite track is his New York model railway
The singer, 74, has revealed the painstaking results of 26 years spent building a 1,500 sq ft scale replica model railway inspired by postwar Manhattan.

The meticulously re-created set, which takes up most of the third floor of his mansion in Beverly Hills, includes skyscrapers more than 5ft high with hand-painted brickwork, rubbish-strewn streets, people going about their day — and trains...

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