My Library - Magazine Articles By John Gerdes

By The Tracks

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-03/04
Page:
26
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Scale:
N
Description:
Building a small scene that might be used as a play area for city kids.

How To Scratchbuild a Bridge

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-05/06
Page:
52
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
N
Description:
Detailed instructions and photos of how to build a deck girder bridge.

Maintenance Road

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-01/02
Page:
26
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Scale:
N
Description:
The author shows how he built a dirt road into existing mountain scenery without doing too much damage to the layout.

More Scenery Details

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-07/08
Page:
44
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Scale:
N
Description:
Various topics are covered, including water-worn rock edges, culverts, farm fences, small gates, and tree stumps.

Oiler's Ready-Mix & Building Supply

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-07/08
Page:
64
Category:
Structures
Scale:
N
Description:
The article describes not so much how to build the buildings, but how to make space for them in already established scenery. Includes many photos.

Scenery Layers

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-10/11
Page:
66
Category:
Scenery - Design
Scale:
N
Description:
Building scenery in layers to create 3-D effects.

Signs of Life

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-03/04
Page:
56
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Scale:
N
Description:
Photos of completed junk pile, pump-house, and abandoned site.

Weathered Rock Surface

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-11/12
Page:
66
Category:
Scenery - Mountains
Description:
Carving heavily weathered rock faces.