My Library - Magazine Articles By Jim Martin

Aluminum Backdrops

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-01
Page:
54
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:
Sheet aluminum makes an easy-to-install, seamless backdrop. The author and his wife installed a 30-foot sheet on his S-scale layout.

Building the Mount Blue Models Cranberry Storage Barn

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 37, Number 3, June 2013
Page:
14
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he turned this barn model into a harbor scene's fisherman's net shack, complete with suggested interior details.

Modeling with Air

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-02
Page:
52
Category:
Scenery
Description:
This is an interesting article about allowing space between the back drop and the three-dimensional layout to create the illusion of distance.

News From the North

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 38, Number 2, April 2014
Page:
23
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
After a few notes, the author describes John Johnston's Shelter Valley and Trent River Railway S-scale layout. The article includes many photos of the layout, as well as a track plan.

Temporary Scenery

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2014-07/10
Page:
60
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the tricks he uses to quickly make his modules be show worthy, despite the fact that much work still needs to be done on them.

The Canadian S Scale Workshop's Ridgehill Central

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2014-01/02
Page:
20
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how the club formed, and describes their Free-mo-style point-to-point display layout, made out of individual modules. Includes many photos and a track plan of most modules.

The S Scale Workshop

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2008-05
Page:
84
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
The author introduces the Free-mo style club layout built and shown by The S Scale Workshop, an south-central Ontario, Canada group. Several modules are described, and each include a track plan drawing.