GETTING TO KNOW . . .
Jake was born on April 18, 1944 in Akron, Ohio (also known for its other famous son, LeBron James!) Jake and his wife Susan currently live in Long Beach, where he is enjoying retirement from a career as a veterinary pathologist. Jake reports that he only started scale modeling about four years ago, after being interested in HO Railroads. He decided that he liked building more than just running trains (and, he says, that he is still trying to “finish” his train layout). Reflecting his interest in scale model trains, Jake is also a member of the Orange County Modular Railroad Club.
His favorite subjects to model are varied, but particularly he focuses upon Vietnam era armor and planes. His favorite scale to model is 1:48 and he also likes 1:87 scale subjects to go along with his HO Railroad collection. Jake has been a member of IPMS/OC since 2010.
Some of Jake's models...