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Current Layout by Joe Kimber

Layout Name:

"West Jersey Railroad"

Layout Status:

active

Track Type:

S/Sn42

Layout Space:

18' x 13'

Layout Style:

U-shaped

Track Manufacturer:

American Models, some S-Helper Service, handlaid on trestle bridge

Rail Size:

code 148

Control System:

DCC (North Coast Engineering)

Featured In:

NASG Dispatch, Mar 2019, pg 8

NASG Dispatch, Jan 2017, pg 14

NASG Dispatch, Apr 2014, pg 28 (photo)

Notes:

The layout is constructed in a stand-alone barn, after having been moved from the house's attic. This is Joe's third layout. The layout and its space are designed for wheel-chair access.


copyright © Joe Kimber; used by permission

This photo was taken at Oldman's Creek (#25 in the track plan).


(copyright © Joe Kimber; used by permission)

This photo shows the yard scene in the upper-left corner of the track plan.


(copyright © Joe Kimber; used by permission)

The coaling station and water tower at the entrance of the yard (#12 in the track plan).


(copyright © Joe Kimber; used by permission)

This is Woodstown Station (#36 in the track plan).


(copyright © Michael McConnell; used by permission)

Terminal Diner (#18 in the track plan) has been upgraded to receive interior lights (using 9 LEDs). This is a modified Plasticville structure.


(copyright © Joe Kimber; used by permission)

The tipple at the coal mine (#23 in the track plan) is completely scratchbuilt, and it has 11 LEDs installed for the exterior lighting.


(copyright © Joe Kimber; used by permission)
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