Bob Hooper added Poly-fil to his layout to create the effect of smoke in his forest fire. What a brilliant idea! Thanks, Bob, for sharing this idea as well as the great final product including Evan Designs fire kits.
LEDs of the Caribbean
John Campbell's Caribbean town got an upgrade with Evan Designs LEDs. Traffic lights use bulb-style LEDs for track power for a bright and bold application of lighting.
Box Car Decals
Our decal paper paired with our software can mean many more ways for you to customize your layout! Sandor Feldman added decals and created a faded, super realistic look to these boxcars.
Christmas Lighting on Postwar Locomotive
John Kerr submitted this photo of his new, temporary holiday setup for one of his locomotives. This 1955 postwar train has a single 3v 26-light multicolor string fixed to the top for a bit of festive flair.
"Thanks for making LEDs affordable and such a great variety. Very impressed with your LEDs."
This super spooky and very cool layout was submitted to this gallery by John Cubbin of Raildig. This scene uses a variety of LEDs and kits from Evan Designs, including our welding kit, which makes for perfectly haunting lighting.
Christmas Festival Setup
Martin Orozco used our colored light strings to create a festive look for his layout at a Christmas festival. "People really liked them, and they gave a festive feel."
Martin Orozco created this stunning layout using Evan Designs warm white LEDs to light his buildings.
Oil Refinery at Night
Buster's oil refinery looks spectacular from above. Cool white LEDs from Evan Designs round out the look and make the place look busy and alive!
As Mark Ziven explains that, with his latest improvement to his layout, "necessity is the mother of invention."
"With a railroad open house just around the corner, I had to re-lamp a Ross switch fixture whose grain of rice lamp burned out. I had one of your pico LEDs left from the caboose project, so I went to work."
A simple upgrade makes this fixture longer-lasting and brighter than ever thanks to an Evan Designs LED and a customer's ingenuity.
Full Train Layout, pt. 1
Brian Vailj, an avid Evan Design's LED user, created this scene using Evan Designs' LEDs. Our stringed lights can light trees for festive winter scenes, illuminate storefronts, and much more!
Full Train Layout, pt. 2
Brian Vail uses a variety of Evan Designs' LEDs, including warm white light strings, to light his wintertime model train layout. What a fantastic scene!
Full Train Layout, pt. 3
Brian Vail proves with his layout that Evan Designs' LEDs can be used to great effect for any layout! Our wide variety of LEDs, including colored stringed lights, provides everything you could need to light your layout.
Full Train Layout, pt. 4
What an amazing layout! These photos were provided by one of our customers, Brian Vail, who used Evan Designs' string lightsstring lights to illuminate his layout. With up to 26 lights per string, you can light up a huge portion of your layout with a single 3-volt or 18-volt string.
HO Pieces with LED Kits
Thanks to Alex B of Rockville, MD, for this submission!
"My LED kits arrived today, and less than 15 minutes after opening them, I had them installed in two of my HO pieces of rolling stock. I am really pleased with how simple it was and how good they look. I’ll be writing a product review for our local NMRA division’s newsletter about this with a link to the many offerings on your website. So thanks again."
Small Sand House
This small sand house was used to keep sand dry for use in locomotives. Our customer used this Kibri kit because he models German railways along with our 3v warm white nano mounted on scale lumber.
Mega LED in Tower
Our megas look great in this Lionel floodlight tower!
Childhood Lionel 2025 Reborn
Another successful project completed using our rectifier and LEDs on Jim Burns' Postwar Lionel 2025! Two green SMD LEDs are used in the classification housings, and a 3mm warm white LED was inserted in a hole drilled in the back of the lens. Jim says, "Thanks again for a great product!!" Thanks for submitting this informative video!
4-Color Light String on Tiny Cottage
Paul used a 26-light string in 4 colors to light his cottage.
"Very nice. I wish I had better means to take a decent photo. They look really nice in the dark." We think they look great, Paul!
Zombie Containment Railcar
This scary good submission makes great use of Evan Designs' green LEDs.
This N-scale refinery was updated with a new coker unit. Every LED in this scene was purchased direct from Evan Designs!
Foiled LEDs Lighting a Car
Mark's train car is illuminated by bulb LEDs in foiled shades.
HO-Scale Deadwood Diorama
This HO-scale diorama depicts Deadwood's Main Street circa 1876. An HO-scale Deadwood Main street 1876 diorama. This customer constructed the hanging oil lamps and lanterns using Evan Designs LEDs!
So Many Lights!
What a gorgeous display! All of the lights in this scene were purchased from Evan Designs.
Underground Military Base
This underground military base model uses all Evan Designs LEDs.
Creative Solutions for Lighting Issues
Mark Ziven needed LEDs that could light a larger area than usual, so he used Evan Designs' bulb LEDs with aluminum foil to further the amount of light each LED gave. This is a great solution! Thanks for sharing your ingenuity, Mark!
Railroad with LEDs
Ed shared his use of red bulb LEDs on his layout's bridge. "Thanks again for all your help."
Light String in Dome Car
David shared a photo of his N-scale dome car, which uses a custom Evan Designs light string to illuminate the length of the car. "I wanted to thank you for helping my project with my special order LED string for my N-scale dome car. Here are the results and I’m very happy with how it turned out! I appreciate your prompt and accurate service."
Illuminated Front and End of Train
Bright enough to be seen easily in broad daylight, our LEDs are the perfect solution for lighting tight, dark spaces in your layout. This model uses cool white LEDs to light the conductor's space.
"I love your lights, and when you combine them with a decoder ... well, there isn't anything better!" - Ed This N-scale FP7A uses a single 1.8 mm warm white LED for the top light and a harness set that was custom made for this project that includes another 1.8 mm warm white LED with 2 picos for the ditch lights.
Fire in the House
Steve Engelhardt's layout includes this awe-inspiring firefighting scene! This version of the TTrak Module uses 14 flashing pico LEDs.
Building after fire fighting
Steve's layout as viewed from above! This version of the TTrak Module uses 14 flashing pico LEDs. As Steve says, "Pico is absolutely the right size for N-scale vehicles."
"Thanks to you for power and lighting resources. And as I'm often told, as good as the layout is, it's the lighting that's the magic that brings it all to life." Along with other LEDs from Evan Designs, this customer created the fracking tower's flare using our fire kit.
Sorted Steam Locomotives
Bill Lane's trains exclusively use Evan Designs' LEDs. Shown above are 4 of his trains with nano SMDs in red and warm white.
Dinner by the Fire
"Now that's pretty. I like that. Thanks, Dave!"
Play the video to see the amazing effect courtesy of our flickering fire kit!
Traffic Light on the Line
Paul is, in his own words, "a satisfied customer." To fix several issues caused by outdated items in his layout, he installed Evan Designs 18v SMDs in the switch stand. We're always glad to help customers make great updates to their layouts!
More completed trains lit using Evan Designs LEDs!
Switch Tower from Two Angles
Four warm white LEDs were used to finish up this customer's second switch tower.
Fire on the Stand
Jack Fisher added a new level to his fire kit from Evan Designs.
What a sight! These tankers use Evan Designs LEDs on a custom circuit to create this unique flashing effect.
"It was a fun project to put together, and the kids are really getting a kick out of it."
Speedy Holiday Train
Using 18+ hours, more than 230 holes, thread, and fiber optic cable, this customer took their train lighting to the next level with Evan Designs' flashing light strings.
Night Unloading at a Mill
This customer used Evan Designs LEDs in this scene, which looks just like its full-size inspiration. Thanks for the submission!
Santa Lines Entering the City
David shares how Santa travels in style ... with Santa Lines! This layout includes many Evan Designs LEDs.
American Flyer from the Polar Express
Bill Lowe's first time lighting a locomotive was a huge success! He used one of ourfire kits to light the firebox at the rear of the car and other Evan Designs LEDs throughout.
"I love this stuff. It adds a whole new dimension of realism." Thank you for your order and submitting finished photos!
City Under the Stars
"Great products, great service, friendly staff." Evan Designs provides lights for a variety of uses, including shop displays, lights in miniature trees, and street lamps.
Loganville Train Station
One customer used our LEDs for their finished built-from-scratch signal tower. The street light is a single warm white bulb, as is the inside of the tower control room. A yellow LED was fitted under the roof soffet for accent.
"It started out as just for fun then got serious, all because of your LEDs." This customer also loved our wired pin connectors for using a 9-volt battery source for portability as well as for connecting to the 19v track power on the layout.