NASG Dispatch Articles: Museums

Alto Model Train Museum

Issue:
2016 #3 May
Page:
15
Author:
Mary Haley
Description:

Several people are asked about the hobby of model railroading, in this re-print article, and what they think the future of the hobby is. Included are photos of club members, the layout, and a track plan of the S-scale layout (one of two layouts).

Christmas at the Finger Lakes

Issue:
2016 #6 November
Page:
13
Author:
Preston E. Pierce
Description:

Planning and creating the S-scale Polar Express display layout for the holiday season at the Ontario County Historical Society in Canandaigua, New York.

Grandpa's Model Trains & Toy Museum

Issue:
2010 #6 December
Page:
16
Author:
Glenn Miller
Description:

The author and his wife and granddaughter built a multi-gauge layout, open to visitors.

Illinois Railroad Museum

Issue:
2014 #5 October
Page:
21
Author:
Jay Mellon
Description:

The author visited the museum as part of his trip to the NASG Convention. The museum has steam and diesel locomotives, and buses and trolleys. Several photos are included.

Piedmont S Gaugers Holiday Display

Issue:
2014 #6 November
Page:
11
Author:
Adria Focht
Description:

The director of the Kings Mountain Historical Museum describes the annual S-scale layout display that is put on with the help of the Piedmont S Gaugers club. Includes many photos of the layout.

Railroad Museum of S. Florida

Issue:
2017 #3 May
Page:
23
Author:
Marty Lydecker
Description:

The museum has a 9'x20' S-scale layout, and it describes the issues they have had to deal with. The article includes a couple of photos and the track plan for the display layout. More photos are available on page 34 of the PDF version of this issue.

The National Museum of Transportation

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
29
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Description:

The author visits the National Museum of Transport in St. Louis. Includes several photos of equipment on the grounds.

Visit Sam Powell's Layout in August

Issue:
2017 #4 July
Page:
8
Author:
unaccredited
Description:

The move and re-assembly of Sam's layout is now complete at the Tri Town Area Historical Society in Dawson, PA. Includes a couple of photos, and driving instructions to visit it while on your way to the 2017 NASG Convention.

Working on the Railroad Days

Issue:
1996 #1 February
Page:
6
Author:
Sue Mason
Description:

This is a reprinted article from the Canton Observer (Detroit) describing the activities and the people who work at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan, a visit to which is planned for the 1996 NASG Convention's activities.

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