NASG Dispatch Articles: Locomotives - Electric

Kitbashing: See It Before You Do It

Issue:
1987 #4 Fall
Page:
18
Author:
Dick Karnes
Description:

Using paper copies of locomotive diagrams, the author describes how he "paper-dolled" the engine together by cutting out pieces from the diagrams. Includes the "kitbashed" diagram, and a photo of the finished locomotive.

Populating the AM Models GG-1

Issue:
2006 #6 December
Page:
12
Author:
Gerry Evans
Description:

The author shows how he scratchbuilt the interior, with figures, for the American Models GG-1.

Prototype View

Issue:
1993 #2 April
Page:
9
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Description:

Photos of prototype urban rapid transit rail service.

Reflections

Issue:
1987 #3 Summer
Page:
20
Author:
Dick Karnes
Description:

Having left the East coast in 1964 to move to the West coast, the author's visit to the east has him noticing everything that once was is no more.

Short and Easy

Issue:
1997 #6 December
Page:
34
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

This brief article describes how to build a pantograph hold-down to keep the American Models' GG1 from snagging something above the tracks.

The Jet Age

Issue:
1993 #1 February
Page:
14
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Description:

The author describes how he built a New Haven EP5 from various parts, including an American Models FP7 chassis.

The New Haven Railroad's EP-5

Issue:
1991 #6 December
Page:
10
Author:
Dan Waskes
Description:

In light of Lionel's release of this locomotive, this article covers the prototype history of this engine. Includes a photo of Lionel's model, and a scale drawing of the prototype engine.

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