NASG Dispatch 1989 #2 April Articles

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President's Message

Page:
5
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

Why has S-scale not grown at the rate the N-scale and G-gauge has done since their introduction?

Model Photography Part 1

Page:
9
Author:
Bob Werre
Category:
Photography & Videography
Description:

This is the first of a series on how to do quality model photography, ready for the print press. It covers the equipment needed. Several set-ups are shown in the accompanying photos.

A Day in the Life

Page:
12
Author:
Gary Jordan
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author describes a typical of his days, followed by a few hours of work on his favorite hobby.

Names for 7/8" Gauges

Page:
12
Category:
Model Railroad History
Description:

How "S" got its name.

Are You Ready for Kansas City?

Page:
13
Author:
Bill Whitmore
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

In introduction to what can be seen in Kansas City when in town for the NASG Convention.

S Scale Layout for the 1989 NMRA Nation Convention Houston, Texas

Page:
14
Author:
Bob Werre
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A couple of photos of the Houston S Gaugers' modular club layout under construction.

Pennsylvania H30/H30a And H32 Covered Hopper Cars

Page:
16
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Description:

The author provides a more complete history of these cars. Includes several prototype photos and scaled drawings.

Jersey Central Caboose ... An A.F. Conversion

Page:
21
Author:
Gary Mueller
Category:
Cabooses
Description:

The author describes how he took an A.F. #630 or 638 caboose and converted it into a CNJ model.

Making Steamers Perform Part 2

Page:
22
Author:
Joe Scales
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

In this installment, the author covers how to check and fix whether or not driver wheels are truly round, whether they are quartered correctly, and whether or not the spacing is correct between the axles and the crank pins.

Decal Corner

Page:
24
Author:
Don DeWitt
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Description:

The letter the author wrote to the owner of Microscale Decals is reprinted.

The S-MOD System Building a Portable Control Panel Part 1

Page:
25
Author:
Don DeWitt
Category:
Modules
Description:

This article covers how to wire a block control panel to an S-MOD module. Includes wiring diagrams.

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