NASG Dispatch Articles by Ed Loizeaux

1985 "S" Gauge "Gold Rush" Convention

Issue:
1985 #1 Winter
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Information about all the activities at the upcoming 1985 NASG Convention.

64 Reasons for Going to the Convention Part I

Issue:
2000 #2 April
Page:
11
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The first 32 of 64 reasons are listed here.

64 Reasons for Going to the Convention Part II

Issue:
2000 #3 June
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The second 32 of 64 reasons are listed here.

Dear S-Gauger

Issue:
1981 #6 November
Page:
6
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

A letter-to-the-editor explains the situation about getting ALCO Models to produce an S-scale brass NYC Niagara.

Extra 2011 West

Issue:
2011 #1 February
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Detailed information about the 2011 NASG Convention later in the year.

From the Executive Suite

Issue:
1988 #1 March
Page:
15
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

News from the NASG's president about the NASG's check gauge, coupler-height gauge, the increase in Dispatch issues from 4 to 6 per year, NASG promotional material to be included in S-scale products, and the NASG's 50-foot brass box car project has been shelved due to rapidly increasing costs.

Jeff's Junction

Issue:
2004 #4 August
Page:
6
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

How many modelers have more stuff in their closet, drawers, cabinets, or attic that they will never build or operate? An introspective by the author.

President's Column

Issue:
1985 #3 Summer
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

New President Ed Loizeaux announces that Don Thompson is the interim editor of the Dispatch for this issue while Dick Karnes is preparing to take over from Elaine Powell.

President's Message

Issue:
1985 #4 Fall
Page:
2
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

A review of the past number of years of NASG Dispatch articles seems to indicate that the focus has been on "scale" modeling with little coverage for the A.F. enthusiast. To change that, Tom Nimelli has been appointed the Chairman of the American Flyer Enthusiast Committee.

President's Message

Issue:
1986 #1 Winter
Page:
2
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Description:

A behind-the-scenes description of the people involved in creating the NASG's brass tank car project.

President's Message

Issue:
1986 #2 Spring
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The various ways in which the non-S organizations and magazines are acknowledging S-scale efforts, and new companies and products that are flowing into S-scale.

President's Message

Issue:
1986 #3 Summer
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The president's message is to double the membership numbers in the NASG.

President's Message

Issue:
1986 #4 Fall
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The politics of NASG elections.

President's Message

Issue:
1987 #1 Winter
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

What does one get for NASG membership?

President's Message

Issue:
1987 #4 Fall
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Ed describes the tension between the NASG and the NMRA, and how the NMRA is starting to come around, by accepting the NASG's modular standard for S-scale, adopt the NASG's track standard, and including an S-scale column in their magazine, as well as considering joint conventions. He also laments the lack of support for brass products from the S-scale community.

President's Message

Issue:
1988 #1 March
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

Is critiquing a brass model in a public forum a good idea before consulting with the manufacturer first?

President's Message

Issue:
1988 #3 August
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The NASG is more united, as the Badgerland S Gaugers are trying include the "scalers" to the Fall S Fest, and Don Thompson heads up the Lionel/AF annual project car, and others' efforts at trying to unify AF, hi-rail, and scale modelers with the S community.

President's Message

Issue:
1988 #4 October
Page:
26
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

Continued discussion related to criticism toward S-scale manufacturers.

President's Message

Issue:
1989 #1 February
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

Responding to the claims that there are too many NYC and PRR engines being made, and not enough for other railroads.

President's Message

Issue:
1989 #2 April
Page:
5
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

Why has S-scale not grown at the rate the N-scale and G-gauge has done since their introduction?

President's Message

Issue:
1989 #3 June
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The NASG's president summarizes the accomplishments made during his reign.

SScaleSIG

Issue:
2012 #1 February
Page:
28
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Declaring the old NASG/NMRA S SIG as formally closed, a group of NMRA members and S-scale modelers started the new NMRA S SIG. Discussions are related to "scale" modeling only.

The World's Busiest Layout Builder

Issue:
1988 #1 March
Page:
12
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

Rich Lenart builds a completely new A.F.-based layout each year for the Christmas season, and has been doing so since age 2. He currently uses an 18'x22' room. Includes several layout photos.

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