NASG Dispatch Articles by various authors

2015 Candidates for NASG Offices Biographies

Issue:
2015 #2 March
Page:
30
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Members running for certain positions for the upcoming NASG elections are showcased.

Annual Dues Increase

Issue:
2015 #6 November
Page:
30
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Details about the NASG's dues increases.

Branch Lines

Issue:
2013 #6 December
Page:
12
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

Reports and photos from the Northern Ohio S Scalers', the Pequea Valley Model Railroaders', and a few others' recent meetings.

Crescent City S Gaugers

Issue:
2015 #5 September
Page:
9
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

A one-page photo essay of the New Orleans group's layout set up at the 2015 NASG Convention.

End of the Line

Issue:
2013 #6 December
Page:
23
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

John Bortz passed away on September 14, 2013 at the age of 94. Includes two photos of him.

End of the Line

Issue:
2015 #4 July
Page:
30
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Reporting about Lee Johnson and Thorin Marty passing away.

Frank Titman

Issue:
2015 #2 March
Page:
7
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Frank Titman passed away in January 2015. He created Lehigh Valley Models, a kit manufacturing business, and had a fantastic S-scale layout. Many of his other accomplishments are listed in this article, along with feedback from several modelers, and photos of him and his layout.

Greeley's Place Contest

Issue:
2015 #5 September
Page:
13
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

This year's contest was converting an American Flyer caboose into a not-caboose model. The contest entries are shown on a one-page photo essay.

Last Run

Issue:
2005 #5 October
Page:
28
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Walt Danylak passed away in September 2005.

Last Run

Issue:
2006 #1 February
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The NASG's found, Claud Wade, passed away at the age of 84. Several people comment in this article and a few photos of Claud and his models are included.

Last Run

Issue:
2013 #3 June
Page:
27
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Vic Cherven, Sr passed away on May 27, 2013. Bill Fuhrman passed away on April 15, 2013. Photos of both included.

Last Run Howie Waelder

Issue:
2004 #6 December
Page:
9
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Howie was a LIRR fireman and an S-scale modeler. Includes several photos.

Last Run... Russ Mobley

Issue:
2001 #5 October
Page:
40
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Various comments about Russ' passing on August 31, 2001.

Layouts on Tour

Issue:
2001 #5 October
Page:
21
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A photo essay of local layouts open during the 2001 NASG Convention.

Layouts Seen in California

Issue:
2000 #5 October
Page:
18
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Some photos of layouts that were open during the 2000 NASG Convention, including Bill Roberts' (includes a track plan of his layout), Don Harper's, Steve Anderson's, Jim Sweeney's, Ed Loizeaux', David Butterfield's, and a track plan of Lee Johnson's portable layout.

Layouts Seen in Minnesota

Issue:
1999 #5 October
Page:
20
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Various photos of area layouts open during the 1999 NASG Convention.

Reports from the Puget Sound 2004 Regional

Issue:
2004 #5 October
Page:
13
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Various brief reports about the first (and only) regional NASG convention. Only 43 people registered, but there were lots of activities. Also includes a report from the NMRA's National Train Show and the S-scale vendors that were there.

Reviewer's Workbench

Issue:
1989 #1 February
Page:
5
Category:
Product Review
Description:

Reviewed are Diesel Horn Sound Generator by CVP Products, and the General Motors 1950s Bus by Hoquat Hobbies (includes a photo of the model).

Reviewer's Workbench

Issue:
1989 #3 June
Page:
7
Category:
Product Review
Description:

Reviewed are the GP9 by American Models, and the Fifty-Foot Single-Door Boxcar Kit by Pacific Rail Shops.

Reviewer's Workbench

Issue:
1989 #4 August
Page:
25
Category:
Product Review
Description:

Reviewed are the New York Central Heavyweight Passenger Cars by South Wind Models, and the PRR M-l/M-la 4-8-2 by Omnicon Scale Models.

S Gauge One Evening Project

Issue:
2001 #5 October
Page:
25
Category:
(various topics)
Description:

One covers converting an AF flat car to piggy-back service. The other describes how to convert a Plasticville signal bridge to S-scale.

S Lore

Issue:
1991 #1 February
Page:
33
Description:

Topics covered are, how to fix American Models hoppers that have a stripped truck mounting hole, using acrylic paints, re-gauging American Models wheelsets, items from other scales that fit S-scale just fine,

S Lore

Issue:
1991 #5 October
Page:
7
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Description:

This column lists various farm and construction equipment that is available for or usable in S-scale, scale detailing parts at Walmart, and automobiles by Racing Champions.

S Lore

Issue:
1991 #6 December
Page:
23
Category:
Couplers
Description:

Covered are, how to mount couplers onto American Models box cars and reefers, and how to connect the AF semaphores to turnouts to prevent their coils from being burned out.

S Lore

Issue:
1992 #3 June
Page:
12
Description:

This column covers modifying American Model's turnouts to work with scale equipment, detailing AM NP box cars, resolving a short in the Omnicon MP 2-8-0.

S Lore

Issue:
1992 #4 August
Page:
22
Description:

Installing the Micro Liting kit from GRS into an Ertl vehicle. Using Eshleman's closed-frog turnouts. 1/64th scale NASCAR Racing Team semis at K-Mart.

S Lore

Issue:
1992 #5 October
Page:
25
Category:
Track
Description:

Using automotive choke cables to control turnouts.

S on Display

Issue:
2014 #5 October
Page:
9
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Photos of the NASG booth at the NMRA annual show, and Rocky Mountain Hirailers club's layout at a local show.

S Pikes

Issue:
2007 #3 June
Page:
17
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

Photos by members of the S Scale Model Railway Society in the U.K. Includes two track plans of the club's members layouts.

S Pikes

Issue:
2010 #2 April
Page:
16
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A few photos of the layouts open at the 2010 NASG Convention, and from the Sn3 Symposium in Houston, Texas.

S Scenes

Issue:
2014 #1 February
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

In additional to layout photos by Dick Karnes, Ron West, and Jeff Madden, a group photo of the Pequea Valley Model Railroaders and Baltimore Area American Flyer Club members visiting is shown.

Steamtown II Model Contest Winners

Issue:
2013 #5 October
Page:
16
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Photos of the winners of contests at the 2013 NASG Convention. More photos are found on page 20 and 21.

The Central New York S Gauge Association

Issue:
1991 #2 April
Page:
15
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

This is the club that is organizing the 1991 NASG Convention, so this article covers the history of the club, and their involvement with the NESGA (pre-cursor to the NASG), and much more. Includes several photos of club members.

The Milwaukee Road

Issue:
2014 #5 October
Page:
8
Category:
Railroading
Description:

Various photos of Milwaukee Road equipment in honor of this year's Convention location.

Copyright © 2018 NASG, Inc.; all rights reserved