A visit to the company that is printing and the Dispatch (at least at the time of this article). Includes several photos.
The author describes how he tackled building the New York's Upper Manhattan NYC Railroad bridge over the Harlem River. Includes model photos.
Modeling large buildings in S-scale using some HO-scale components that are suitable.
Photos and information about Jerry Schnur's scratchbuilt coil car, and the extended, cushion coupler he had installed on his PRS box car.
Summary of the responses received to the most-recent questionnaire.
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.
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.
Photos of vehicles built by Vic Roseman, as well as some other model manufacturers' recent S-scale vehicles.
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.
Thoughts on how the author built his interlocking tower for his layout.
The author describes how he built his own illuminated signal lights, purely for scenic effect. Includes a photo and construction diagram.
Introducing Don Hudson.
Elevating ones layout track can expand the available modeling space. The author shows examples on his and other's layouts.
The author describes how he takes audio speakers, dresses them up as buildings, and places them around his layout.
Modeling trash around the streets and tracks.
A list of the author's wishes that he would like manufacturers to produce in S-scale.
Accompanied by a few photos, this article asks readers how one might build a reasonable facsimile of a prototype trainshed.
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.
Photos of prototype urban rapid transit rail service.
A photo essay of prototype cantilever signal structures.
Photos of and around the South Bend, Indiana Union Station, as well as its history and the area's track diagram.
What size rail height should S-scale modelers use?
The author describes how he built a New Haven EP5 from various parts, including an American Models FP7 chassis.
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 author visits the National Museum of Transport in St. Louis. Includes several photos of equipment on the grounds.
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.
A demographic map showing where the NASG membership is located in 1992. Also includes a membership questionnaire.
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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