NASG Dispatch 1989 #4 August Articles

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President's Message

Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The new NASG president is asking for volunteers to fill vacated positions.

Oregon S Gaugers Meet

Page:
8
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

The first meeting of Oregon state-wide S-scale modelers, to gauge interest in a state-wide meeting, and to consider organizing a joint NASG/NMRA convention. People brought models, and John Verser (of Pacific Rail Shops) brought the latest box car model. Includes several photos.

Trees Cheap

Page:
10
Author:
Bill Fraley
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Description:

Using left-over Christmas decorations to serve as the basis for S-scale trees. Includes construction photos.

Kansas City '89 Convention Overview

Page:
12
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reviews the 1989 NASG Convention.

Kansas City '89 Manufacturer News

Page:
16
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A listing of what was new at the Convention.

Kansas City '89 NASG National Convention Model Contest Winners

Page:
17
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Photos of the model contests winners.

Reviewer's Workbench

Page:
25
Author:
various authors
Category:
Product Review
Description:

Reviewed are the New York Central Heavyweight Passenger Cars by South Wind Models, and the PRR M-l/M-la 4-8-2 by Omnicon Scale Models.

The NASG's Story Part 5

Page:
29
Author:
Bob Jackson
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

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.

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