NASG Dispatch Articles by Joe Kimber

Build a Track Cleaner

Issue:
2016 #2 March
Page:
6
Category:
Track
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.

Build a Wood Frame Flat Car

Issue:
2017 #6 November
Page:
18
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Description:

The author describes how he built a truss-rod flat car. Includes several drawings, and a couple of photos.

Full Scale Freight Station Plans

Issue:
2012 #2 April
Page:
8
Category:
Structures - Industrial
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

Issue:
2016 #4 July
Page:
16
Category:
Layouts - 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 New West Jersey Railroad Part 1

Issue:
2017 #1 January
Page:
14
Category:
Layout Design
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

Issue:
2017 #3 May
Page:
21
Category:
Layout Construction
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

Issue:
2017 #4 July
Page:
16
Category:
Layout Construction
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 New West Jersey Railroad part 4

Issue:
2019 #2 March
Page:
8
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

Photos and a description of the author's layout continuing to be built, this time covering scenery and structures. Also includes the latest version of the track plan.

West Jersey Railroad Freight Dock

Issue:
2016 #1 January
Page:
17
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Description:

The author describes how he scratchbuilt a freight dock. Includes photos and scaled drawings of the model.

Woodstown, NJ Depot

Issue:
2012 #3 June
Page:
13
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:

Drawings of the depot at this location.

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