NASG Dispatch Articles: Railroading

A Newcomer's Look At Scanners

Issue:
1994 #3 June
Page:
33
Author:
Ted Larson
Description:

Information and experience about buying your first scanner for tracking railroads. Lists a few companies that produced them (in 1994).

Halifax and Southwestern Railway Museum

Issue:
2003 #3 June
Page:
17
Author:
Bill Quait
Description:

A description of the Halifax and South Western Railway Museum, started in 1999, located in the Bridgewater Mall in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. It contains an S-scale layout. (related web page)

History of the Horseshoe Curve

Issue:
2005 #2 April
Page:
9
Author:
unaccredited
Description:

A brief introduction to the history of the Curve.

Railfanning in the Detroit Area

Issue:
1996 #2 April
Page:
19
Author:
Dave Held
Description:

The author lists, and provides a brief description of, all the area's prototype railroads one can view.

Railfanning The Altoona Area

Issue:
1995 #2 April
Page:
12
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

Photos and a description of the Altoona, PA area.

Railfanning the Worchester Area

Issue:
1998 #2 April
Page:
8
Author:
Wayne D. Hills
Description:

If one is attending the 1998 NASG Convention, this article provides some information about railfanning in the area. Includes several prototype photos.

Tales from the Rails

Issue:
2015 #4 July
Page:
19
Author:
Robert Nicholson
Description:

The author tells the story of the Great Blizzard of 1978.

Tales from the Rails

Issue:
2015 #6 November
Page:
26
Author:
Robert Nicholson
Description:

Stories about Harry Roland, a locomotive engineer for the AT&SF.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Issue:
2000 #1 February
Page:
29
Author:
David Heine
Description:

The author describes logging railroads, and how one might model one using available S-scale products.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Issue:
2000 #2 April
Page:
18
Author:
David Heine
Description:

What did narrow-gauge railroads actually transport? The author compiled a listing of the RGS' transported goods in 1940.

The Milwaukee Road

Issue:
2014 #5 October
Page:
8
Author:
various authors
Description:

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

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