NASG Dispatch Articles by Brooks Stover

An Update On The Buffalo Creek & Gauley

Issue:
2006 #2 April
Page:
17
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author has been working on his layout for 10 years. It measures 44'x25' and based on the BC&G in West Virginia. Includes several photos of the layout, as well as a track plan.

Basics of Layout Photography

Issue:
2014 #1 February
Page:
15
Category:
Photography & Videography
Description:

The author wrote a 30-page document for Model Railroader magazine called "Model Railroader's Guide to Digital Photography". The document is available on the NASG web site for free (see link). In this article, he describes the selection of a camera, lighting, and the 14-steps to taking a good photograph. (related web page)

Detailing an American Models GP35

Issue:
2015 #3 May
Page:
11
Category:
Locomotives - GP35
Description:

The author starts off with an American Models GP9 chassis and a GP35 shell, to build a model representing the B&O GP35. Many close-up construction photos are shown, including the final result.

Interpreting A B&O P1-d Pacific

Issue:
2011 #2 April
Page:
10
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

The author takes an American Models 4-6-2 and details it for a B&O locomotive used for passenger railfan trips into his BC&G layout. Includes on prototype photo and many model photos indicating the details and changes he made to the model. The project also includes installing DCC and sound, and painting and weathering the model.

Interstate All-'S' Operating Weekend

Issue:
2008 #3 June
Page:
20
Category:
Operations
Description:

Brooks Stover, Gaylord Gill, and Dave Held each had their layouts open for an operating session at each layout over a Friday and Saturday in April 2008 to local S-scale modelers and a group from Minnesota. Includes several photos of the layouts and the group of operators.

Prototype Freelancing an Old Style Kit

Issue:
2015 #6 November
Page:
7
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:

The author describes how he built a 50-foot Southern Pacific box car out of two 40-foot Ye Olde Huff 'n Puff box car kits (now owned by LaBelle Woodworking). Includes construction and final-model photos.

The BC&G at 50

Issue:
2017 #1 January
Page:
15
Category:
Operations
Description:

The author shares his insights after having had 50 operating sessions on this home layout. Includes several photos of the layout, as well as a track plan.

The Buffalo Creek & Gauley Railroad Part II

Issue:
1995 #6 December
Page:
10
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The article started in the June issue continues by covering operations on the BC&G, it provides a description of the author's S-scale layout, and includes both prototype and layout photos. A track plan of the author's layout is also included.

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