NASG Dispatch Articles by Mike Palmiter

A Visit to Goellner Publishing

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
7
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A visit to the company that is printing and the Dispatch (at least at the time of this article). Includes several photos.

Big Bridge

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
21
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Description:

The author describes how he tackled building the New York's Upper Manhattan NYC Railroad bridge over the Harlem River. Includes model photos.

Buildings

Issue:
1992 #5 October
Page:
20
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Description:

Modeling large buildings in S-scale using some HO-scale components that are suitable.

Coil Cars and a Cushion Coupler

Issue:
1993 #3 June
Page:
23
Category:
Freight Cars - Coil
Description:

Photos and information about Jerry Schnur's scratchbuilt coil car, and the extended, cushion coupler he had installed on his PRS box car.

December Issue Questionnaire Response

Issue:
1993 #2 April
Page:
27
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Summary of the responses received to the most-recent questionnaire.

Englewood

Issue:
1993 #1 February
Page:
6
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:

Englewood Station in Chicago. The author shares photos of the model he built, prototype photos, the track arrangement at the station (four railroads intersected there), and a track plan for his 22'x26' HO-scale that modeled the area along with a photo.

From the Editor

Issue:
1993 #1 February
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

A 1992 survey done by Model Railroader magazine showed 1.4% of their readers modeling in S-scale, and 9.6% of the people considering S-scale their secondary favorite. At the time that meant around 21,000 people interested in S-scale. The author proposes how to reach those people.

Gallimaufry

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
26
Category:
Automobiles
Description:

Photos of vehicles built by Vic Roseman, as well as some other model manufacturers' recent S-scale vehicles.

Gallimaufry

Issue:
1993 #2 April
Page:
23
Category:
Model Automobiles and Trucks
Description:

The latest news about 1:64 vehicles. Includes a few photos on how to model a half-submerged vehicle being pulled out of the river.

Interlocking Towers

Issue:
1993 #3 June
Page:
30
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Description:

Thoughts on how the author built his interlocking tower for his layout.

Lighting the Way

Issue:
1993 #1 February
Page:
33
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Description:

The author describes how he built his own illuminated signal lights, purely for scenic effect. Includes a photo and construction diagram.

Meet an 'S' Gauger

Issue:
1992 #3 June
Page:
5
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introducing Don Hudson.

Modeling Elevated Rail Lines

Issue:
1993 #2 April
Page:
10
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

Elevating ones layout track can expand the available modeling space. The author shows examples on his and other's layouts.

More Lore...

Issue:
1993 #1 February
Page:
12
Category:
Electronics
Description:

The author describes how he takes audio speakers, dresses them up as buildings, and places them around his layout.

More Lore...

Issue:
1993 #3 June
Page:
27
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Description:

Modeling trash around the streets and tracks.

New Products: Wanted!

Issue:
1993 #3 June
Page:
7
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

A list of the author's wishes that he would like manufacturers to produce in S-scale.

Prototype View

Issue:
1992 #5 October
Page:
26
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Description:

Accompanied by a few photos, this article asks readers how one might build a reasonable facsimile of a prototype trainshed.

Prototype View

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
24
Category:
Track
Description:

Photos of complex prototype track work. Also includes a photo of the author's dummy crossovers on his layout, to give the impression of complex trackwork.

Prototype View

Issue:
1993 #2 April
Page:
9
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Description:

Photos of prototype urban rapid transit rail service.

Prototype View

Issue:
1993 #3 June
Page:
32
Category:
Signaling
Description:

A photo essay of prototype cantilever signal structures.

Railroad Station

Issue:
1993 #2 April
Page:
30
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:

Photos of and around the South Bend, Indiana Union Station, as well as its history and the area's track diagram.

S Lore

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
28
Category:
Track
Description:

What size rail height should S-scale modelers use?

The Jet Age

Issue:
1993 #1 February
Page:
14
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Description:

The author describes how he built a New Haven EP5 from various parts, including an American Models FP7 chassis.

The Little Train That Could

Issue:
1993 #1 February
Page:
21
Category:
Railroads
Description:

History and information about the Chicago, South Shore and South Bend Railroad. Includes many prototype photos, and the Cummins Siding track plan (and car movement diagrams).

The National Museum of Transportation

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
29
Category:
Museums
Description:

The author visits the National Museum of Transport in St. Louis. Includes several photos of equipment on the grounds.

Two Great Americans

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
12
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author describes his model railroading history, and how American Flyer and American Models brought him back into S-scale. Includes several photos of equipment found on his layout.

Where We Are

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
9
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A demographic map showing where the NASG membership is located in 1992. Also includes a membership questionnaire.

Your Models on Film

Issue:
1992 #5 October
Page:
24
Category:
Photography & Videography
Description:

The new editor of the Dispatch appeals to the audience to send in more photos of their layouts, and how to go about doing so.

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