NASG Dispatch 1989 #1 February Articles

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President's Message

Page:
4
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

Responding to the claims that there are too many NYC and PRR engines being made, and not enough for other railroads.

Reviewer's Workbench

Page:
5
Author:
various authors
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).

Just an Old Concrete Bridge

Page:
7
Author:
Ernie Horr
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Description:

The author builds a ballasted-deck bridge from scratch. The articles also provides a parts list, construction diagrams, and a photo of the finished model.

Making Steamers Perform Part 1

Page:
10
Author:
Joe Scales
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

This installment covers how to get a Rex 2-6-0 to run better.

The American Flyer Enthusiast

Page:
13
Author:
Tom Nimelli
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

The author expresses his frustration with his GP-20 not running on the club layout for more than 20 minutes. He describes how he fixed it.

The Inland Terminal Model Railroad Club

Page:
14
Author:
Gale Irwin
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

The history of the club, and a good number of photos of their permanent layout.

The S-MOD System Checking the Wiring in Your Module

Page:
20
Author:
Don DeWitt
Category:
Modules
Description:

This article assumes that you have an S-MOD module, and you are having electrical issues. This was in response to the majority of the issues the author observed in others' modules. It covers the basics of the wiring scheme, and how to trouble-shoot an existing system.

St. Louis Gets An S Gauge Department-Store Christmas Layout

Page:
24
Author:
Gerry Evans
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

This article is about how the American Flyer S Gaugers of the St. Louis Area (AFSGSLA) built an S-scale layout for Famous-Barr Department Stores in their Famous-Barr's downtown St. Louis location. It consisted of 4 loops of 300 feet total on three levels. Includes two photos.

1988 AF Wabash Alco PA Electrical Contact Repair

Page:
25
Author:
Pete Mihelich
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:

The Wabash PA locomotives may not have their contact wires make proper contact, so this brief article describes how to fix that.

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