NASG Dispatch Articles by Peter Vanvliet

Contacting the NASG

Issue:
2016 #1 January
Page:
6
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Information about how to contact the NASG leadership via the NASG web site, and a note about which photos are still missing from the Product Gallery. (related web page)

Contacting the Webmaster

Issue:
2014 #6 November
Page:
6
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Various ways of contacting the webmaster of, and submitting potential content for, the NASG web site.

KVD Industrial Ladders Kit

Issue:
2014 #2 April
Page:
4
Category:
Product Review
Description:

A review of the Kaw Valley Designs industrial ladder kit. Includes many construction photos as well as its installation on one of the author's buildings.

Meet an S Gauger

Issue:
2012 #5 October
Page:
20
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author, and NASG webmaster, Peter Vanvliet, introduces himself and his layout.

NASG and Online Shopping

Issue:
2015 #3 May
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A thorough review of the how the new online shopping cart of the NASG web site works. (related web page)

NASG Web Site and American Flyer

Issue:
2016 #2 March
Page:
19
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Introducing the American Flyer Product Gallery section of the NASG web site. (related web page)

NASG Web Site Facelift

Issue:
2016 #5 September
Page:
6
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Five years after taking over the NASG web site, the author describes the reasons for and a description of the new web site design. (related web page)

NASG Web Site Internals

Issue:
2015 #6 November
Page:
22
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A couple of notes about the online shopping cart, the Members Only section, and web site statistics. Dealing with pages that aren't showing the latest. (related web page)

NASG Web Site: Member Services

Issue:
2015 #4 July
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A follow-up on the online shopping cart of the NASG web site, and technical support issues that have come up with the "Members Only" section of the web site. (related web page)

NASG Website

Issue:
2015 #2 March
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A review of all the changes that have been made to the NASG web site in recent months. (related web page)

New on the NASG Web Site

Issue:
2016 #6 November
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

This column covers all of the new content that was added to the site as part of the NASG web site's facelift. (related web page)

New Year Brings New Column

Issue:
2017 #1 January
Page:
18
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The latest information about the NASG web site changes, and the first of several "When Modeling..." topics to be included in the column, which provides very specific information about some very specific modeling item. (related web page)

Staying Up-to-date With the Revised NASG Web Site

Issue:
2017 #2 March
Page:
22
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Information about how to stay in touch with what has been changed on the NASG web site recently. The "When Modeling..." section covers trolley and traction modeling manufacturers. (related web page)

The Expanding NASG Web Site

Issue:
2015 #5 September
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

An update on the online shopping cart of the NASG web site, documenting the history of S-scale, updating other sections of the site, including the Product Gallery. (related web page)

The NASG - Who Are We?

Issue:
2017 #3 May
Page:
10
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Information about NASG membership, and how the group is sub-divided by interests. (related web page)

The NASG Online Membership Directory

Issue:
2013 #2 April
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Information about how the new NASG web site's Online Membership Directory works.

The NASG Web Site

Issue:
2014 #4 August
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

This article provides an introduction and a complete overview of the NASG's web site.

The NASG Web Site and Your Modeling

Issue:
2014 #3 June
Page:
10
Category:
Model Railroads and Computers
Description:

The author shares various ways that modelers who have a presence on the Internet can share their work via the NASG web site.

The NASG Web Site Continues to Evolve

Issue:
2017 #4 July
Page:
18
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The News & Events button has been split into two separate buttons, allowing for extra event information about the various multi-day S-scale events that take place around the U.S. every year. The new Layouts on the Web page has been added. The "When Modeling..." section covers the availability of S-scale bridges. (related web page)

The NASG Website and Your Club

Issue:
2014 #2 April
Page:
19
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

This column covers the club-related information you will find on the NASG web site, as well as services the NASG provides to S-scale clubs.

The New NASG Web Site

Issue:
2012 #1 February
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

After taking over the NASG web site and completely revising it, the webmaster describes all the new features of the site. (related web page)

Visit the Product Gallery Online

Issue:
2013 #6 December
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The author describes the Product Gallery section of the NASG web site.

Web Site Continues to Grow

Issue:
2017 #5 September
Page:
26
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Added the Freight Car Loads listing to the NASG web site's "Product Gallery" section. Also added were a complete listing of the W.A. Drake cars, and Dave Heine's article about using battery power to model wooden rails on this layout. The rest of the article covers how S-scale modelers can find each other online, an update on the last issue's When Modeling... Turntables, and this issue's When Modeling... Boats. (related web page)

Web Site for Members Only

Issue:
2014 #1 February
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroads and Computers
Description:

The author describes the "Members Only" section of the NASG web site, and what features it offers the NASG member.

Web Site Updates

Issue:
2016 #3 May
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Adding the Structures and Vehicles sections to the S Product Gallery section of the NASG web site. The individual pages have been redesigned to show multiple photos and even an embedded video if one is available. (related web page)

Web Site Words

Issue:
2016 #4 July
Page:
18
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Dealing with false spam e-mails, a reminder of how the online shopping works, how to obtain the latest membership application forms, keeping your NASG membership records updated, web site membership renewals, the new rolling stock trucks section in the Product Gallery section. (related web page)

When Modeling... Turntables

Issue:
2017 #3 May
Page:
11
Category:
Track
Description:

Information about which turntables are available in S-scale at the time of this writing.

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