NASG Dispatch Articles by Roy Hoffman

American Flyer Memories on My Scale Layout

Issue:
2002 #6 December
Page:
12
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

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.

An HO Walthers Pier Warehouse Will Do Just Fine

Issue:
2009 #1 February
Page:
14
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

The author gives some tips on what he did to make an HO-scale kit look like it fits on an S-scale layout.

Meet an 'S' Gauger

Issue:
1991 #3 May
Page:
5
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

This issue introduces Bill Lane, Jr., who in his late twenties founded the South Jersey S-Scalers (SJSS).

Meet an S Gauger

Issue:
2003 #6 December
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introducing NASG President Roy Hoffman and his layout, the Penn Western. Includes several photos of him and his layout.

President's Message

Issue:
2004 #2 April
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

How can we reach the large number of Sn3 modelers to become members of the NASG?

President's Message

Issue:
2004 #3 June
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

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.

President's Message

Issue:
2005 #3 June
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author shares that this is his last column as president of the NASG, and discusses the disappearing local hobby shops.

Timesaver Switching Layout

Issue:
2001 #6 December
Page:
9
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

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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