My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Scenery - Lights

Animation

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-01
Page:
145
Author:
Lionel Strang
Scale:
HO
Description:
Building a flickering light simulating a campfire.

Building a Lamppost

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-01
Page:
141
Author:
Lionel Strang
Scale:
HO
Description:
A lamppost design that can take a beating.

Building a Streetlight Part I

Magazine:
N-Scale 2005-09/10
Page:
28
Author:
Tim Anderson
Scale:
N
Description:
The article describes how to build a replicate of the platform light appearing at the City of Vancouver train station in Washington. Scale diagrams, parts list, and construction photos are included in the article.

Building an LED Streetlight Part 2

Magazine:
N-Scale 2005-11/12
Page:
52
Author:
Tim Anderson
Scale:
N
Description:
In this installment the author completes the construction of the street lamp, installs the LED, and paints the unit. Full details are given on how to work with the extremely small LED.

Industrial Lighting

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1987-08
Page:
68
Author:
Robert Smaus
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he builds and installs industrial lighting in his structures.

Modeling a Campfire

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2009-01
Page:
65
Author:
Sheldon Levy
Description:
A recycled fiber optic Christmas wreath (the kind with rotating lights) was used to make a campfire.

Searchlight Signals

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1983-01
Page:
111
Author:
C.R. Yungkurth
Description:
Prototype photos, scale drawings, model construction, and explanation of functionality of one, two, and three-light signals.

Signal Buyer's Guide

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2003-05
Page:
64
Author:
Andy Sperandeo, Cody Grivno
Description:
Detection, logic, and signals. How signals work in the prototype and how to translate that into the model world. Lists manufacturers that make products for signals and signal drivers.