My Library - Magazine Articles By Joe Kimber

A Very Hardware Manufacture Company

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-03/04
Page:
21
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
A design of an early 20th Century brick building, shaped to fit a pie-shaped area of the author's layout. Includes many design diagrams.

Build a Bowstring Truss Bridge

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2004-03/04
Page:
24
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
S
Description:
The author scratchbuilds the bridge, purely for cosmetic purposes, retrofitting it to his existing layout. Includes photos and drawings.

Build a Track Cleaner

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2016 #2 March
Page:
6
Category:
Track
Scale:
S
Description:
Using a piece of Masonite hardboard or similar material, the author describes how he built an S-scale version. Includes a photo and CAD-style drawings.

Full Scale Freight Station Plans

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2012 #2 April
Page:
8
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
Scaled drawings of a typical freight station built in the late 1800s to early 1900s, with suggestions for how to model it.

Joe Kimber's First American Flyer Layout

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2016 #4 July
Page:
16
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
A description of the author's 17'x4'6" A.F.-based layout. Includes a track plan and several photos. The layout was dismantled in 2004.

The Lewisburg & Buffalo Valley Railroad

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-05/06
Page:
18
Category:
Layout Design
Scale:
S
Description:
This prototype railroad was narrow-gauge (42"), but the proposed track plan is for a standard-gauge version. Includes the track plan, and suggestions for how to build it.

The New West Jersey Railroad Part 1

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2017 #1 January
Page:
14
Category:
Layout Design
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shares his plan and design for his new layout to be built in a 12'x27' space.

The New West Jersey Railroad Part 2

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2017 #3 May
Page:
21
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
The author mentions that help from his friend makes the new layout construction possible, as his illness prevents him from doing the work. Includes photos of the layout so far, as well as an updated track plan.

The New West Jersey Railroad Part 3

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2017 #4 July
Page:
16
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he controls the trains on his layout, having divided it into three blocks. Includes photos of the panels, and the girder bridges he is building from scratch. The DCC schematic is shown on pages 33 and 34 of the PDF version of this issue.

The Southern Railroad of New Jersey

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2014-01/02
Page:
18
Category:
Layout Design
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the prototype railroad and then presents a 14'x16' layout design suitable for either American Models hi-rail or scale track.

West Jersey Railroad Freight Dock

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2016 #1 January
Page:
17
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he scratchbuilt a freight dock. Includes photos and scaled drawings of the model.

Woodstown, NJ Depot

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2012 #3 June
Page:
13
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:
Drawings of the depot at this location.