The author describes how he sold and then re-acquired all of the box cars and reefers listed on page 48 of the 1956 AF catalog.
The author gives some tips on what he did to make an HO-scale kit look like it fits on an S-scale layout.
This issue introduces Bill Lane, Jr., who in his late twenties founded the South Jersey S-Scalers (SJSS).
Introducing NASG President Roy Hoffman and his layout, the Penn Western. Includes several photos of him and his layout.
How can we reach the large number of Sn3 modelers to become members of the NASG?
The author describes the situation with apparent growth in numbers for AF, hi-rail, and Sn3 modelers, but "scale" standard-gauge modelers are lacking. He also covers how the World's Greatest Hobby show doesn't seem to include S-scale, and how difficult it is to get S-scale content and ads into the main model railroading magazines.
The author shares that this is his last column as president of the NASG, and discusses the disappearing local hobby shops.
A track plan with a bit of accompanying text shows an idea Roy Hoffman has for a Timesaver-based design for a home layout.
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