NASG Dispatch Articles by Vic Cherven, Jr.

A Hump Yard for the Sacramento Division Part I

Issue:
2000 #1 February
Page:
13
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

The authors describe their plan to add a hump yard to their layout. Includes a proposed track plan, and several layout photos.

A Hump Yard for the Sacramento Division Part II

Issue:
2000 #2 April
Page:
8
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

The previous article covered the hump yard's design. This installment covers the actual construction, which includes hand-laid track.

A Hump Yard for the Sacramento Division Part III

Issue:
2000 #3 June
Page:
28
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

Construction of the hump yard continues with applying ballast, doing the electrical work, testing turnouts, adding retaining walls, adding structures, and describing what the future plans are.

The Sacramento Division - Phase I

Issue:
1993 #3 June
Page:
18
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The father and son team share how their layout has come about, and what they wanted to have. Includes several photos of the layout still under construction, an large track plan, and diagrams of the layout's benchwork.

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