A detailed report about what happened at the NASG's BOT meeting at the 1993 NASG Convention.
Reports covering the general membership meeting.
A summary of the topics covered in the NASG membership meeting at the 1995 NASG Convention.
Details about what transpired at the annual membership meeting at the 1987 NASG Convention.
A listing of all of the contests winners at the 1987 NASG Convention. Photos of the models are shown starting on page 12.
The author summarizes the 1987 NASG Convention, celebrating 50 years of S-scale, and the 25th anniversary of the S Gaugian magazine. Apparently Ed Packard was there, who introduced the first commercial S-scale products via Cleveland Designs' C-D, including showing some of the turned-wooden models.
A visit to the company that is printing and the Dispatch (at least at the time of this article). Includes several photos.
Updates on the 1992 and 1993 NASG A.F. Commemorative cars.
The story of Bernie Thomas, and how the award came about.
The results of the survey produced by the NASG Manufacturers Advisory Group. The survey seemed to be heavily focused on A.F.-related products.
The creation of the Tony Perles award. 1987 NASG election results.
A summary of the topics covered in the NASG BOT meeting at the 1995 NASG Convention.
NASG Constitution amendments, BOT meeting results, and 1985 election results.
Summary of the responses received to the most-recent questionnaire.
News from the NASG's president about the NASG's check gauge, coupler-height gauge, the increase in Dispatch issues from 4 to 6 per year, NASG promotional material to be included in S-scale products, and the NASG's 50-foot brass box car project has been shelved due to rapidly increasing costs.
The author reports on the NASG business matters covered at the 1989 NASG Convention.
The author proposes the idea of creating more regions of representation with the NASG.
Detailed report about what happened at the BOT meeting at the 1990 NASG Convention.
The full report of the NASG's BOT meeting that took place at the 1991 NASG Convention in Syracuse, NY.
The secretary's report of what happened at the NASG BOT meeting at the 1992 NASG Convention.
Detailed notes about what happened at the NASG BOT meeting at the 1988 NASG Convention.
The NASG Secretary presents the minutes of the NASG BOT meeting at the 1989 NASG Convention.
Detailed description of what was covered in the general NASG membership meeting.
The official notes taken at the NASG's general business meeting at the 1991 NASG Convention.
Notes about what happened at the NASG General Membership meeting at the 1988 NASG Convention.
Notes of what happened during the NASG's BOT meeting at the 1986 NASG Convention.
Notes from the general NASG membership meeting held at the 1986 NASG Convention.
In addition to issues related to printing the Dispatch, Convention issues, the establishment of the Tony Perles award was made, and Don Thompson was selected as the Treasurer due to the election vacancy.
Notes from the NASG's general membership meeting held at the 1998 NASG Convention.
Notes from the NASG's BOT meeting at the 1998 NASG Convention.
Covers the rate increases for inserts included with mailed Dispatch issues.
A complete listing of the NASG's By-Laws in this Membership Directory issue.
A complete copy of the NASG's By-Laws was included in this issue. It provides a historical record of what was contained in it in 1994.
A complete listing of the NASG's Constitution in this Membership Directory issue.
A complete copy of the NASG's Constitution was included in this issue. It provides a historical record of what was contained in it in 1994. This is the annual membership issue.
A listing of all the NASG Convention contest rules as they were in 1990.
The results of the 1991 NASG BOT election.
A report on the meeting that took place at the 1994 NASG Convention, which included a Lionel representative.
A summary of the topics covered in the meeting at the 1995 NASG Convention.
The secretary's report of what happened at the NASG general membership meeting at the 1992 NASG Convention.
The membership's answers to the survey questions.
In this annual membership directory issue, the organization's By-Laws are published.
In this annual membership directory issue, the organization's Constitution is published.
The pre- and post-1983 clearance gauge shown, with scale dimensions.
The president's message is to double the membership numbers in the NASG.
The politics of NASG elections.
What does one get for NASG membership?
Ed describes the tension between the NASG and the NMRA, and how the NMRA is starting to come around, by accepting the NASG's modular standard for S-scale, adopt the NASG's track standard, and including an S-scale column in their magazine, as well as considering joint conventions. He also laments the lack of support for brass products from the S-scale community.
The NASG is more united, as the Badgerland S Gaugers are trying include the "scalers" to the Fall S Fest, and Don Thompson heads up the Lionel/AF annual project car, and others' efforts at trying to unify AF, hi-rail, and scale modelers with the S community.
Ed Loizeaux asked Jim to write this issue's article, so that Jim could write about the upcoming NASG election.
The NASG's president summarizes the accomplishments made during his reign.
The new NASG president is asking for volunteers to fill vacated positions.
This column addresses the need for exposing S-scale to the rest of the modeling community, and the president's desire to create a promotions committee.
The president introduces the new Dispatch editor, and presents his expectations for the 1990 NMRA/NASG Convention.
The future of S-scale looks bright.
The author thanks the people that are helping the NASG and the Dispatch to continue.
The NASG was looking for volunteers to run for its elected offices.
Some statistics of the NASG membership as of 1992.
The results from the survey included in a Dispatch mailing after the 1990 joint NMRA/NASG Convention.
Introduces a gauge that can be used to verify that the two rails closest to each other on a standard S-MOD module's tracks are at the correct spacing from each other.
The author describes what it takes to be the NASG Membership Secretary, and makes a proposal for splitting the work up into several jobs. He is also resigning from the position.
Results from a survey are shared about who makes up the NASG's membership.
This issue starts a series of articles documenting the history of the NASG.
This issue continues the story of the NASG's formation, and its rocky start.
The history of the NASG continues with this issue, which includes information about Ed Schumacher, the man, and the things he did to set the organization on solid footing.
The NASG established contest rules, developed wheel standards, and the turmoil that these caused. The NASG becomes the "NASG, Inc." in New York (incorporation also put an end to the early "lifetime" memberships that were financially un-sustainable).
In this final installment, the author describes the significant loss of members due to the incorporation and the revocation of the "life-time" membership, and the creation and start of the DISPATCH magazine. He also mentions why he has decided to stop this series on the NASG's history.
The author describes his efforts at trying to get manufacturers and dealers to incorporate S-scale products in their inventory.
A demographic map showing where the NASG membership is located in 1992. Also includes a membership questionnaire.
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