NASG Dispatch 1989 #5 October Articles

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President's Message

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

This column addresses the need for exposing S-scale to the rest of the modeling community, and the president's desire to create a promotions committee.

Decal Corner

Page:
5
Author:
Don DeWitt
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Description:

New releases of decals in S-scale.

American Flyer Service Committee October 1989 Report

Page:
5
Author:
Doug Peck
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

Two previous committees were merged into this new one, and the purpose is to produce an annual NASG A.F. Commemorative Car. The car significantly increased the NASG's membership.

Norfolk & Western HC-1 and HC-2 Covered Hoppers

Page:
6
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Description:

The N&W cars are identical to the PRR H30/H30a and H32 class cars. A bit of information from the previous article by the author was corrected in this one, and he goes into greater detail about the 60 N&W cars. The PRR owned 1/3 of the common stock of N&W, which may have influenced the re-use of the design. Includes two prototype photos.

The 1988 AF Car Project

Page:
8
Author:
Don Thompson
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

The author provides a behind-the-scenes look on how the NASG's A.F. Commemorative Car project was started, and working with Lionel to make it a reality.

South Jersey S Scalers Inaugural Meeting

Page:
12
Author:
Bill Lane
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

They met at Roy Hoffman's house to see his layout, and see all the wares from the area's manufacturers who attended. Includes several photos of Roy's layout.

The NASG - Who Are We?

Page:
14
Author:
Don DeWitt
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Results from a survey are shared about who makes up the NASG's membership.

Astro Rail '89 - Report from Houston

Page:
16
Author:
Bob Werre
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The NMRA's Astro Rail 1989 convention in Houston, Texas saw the first public showing of the Houston S Gaugers' modular club layout. The NMRA even offered an S-scale convention car.

Short 'n' Easy

Page:
18
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Structures - Homes
Description:

The author describes how David Pool scratchbuilt a coal box for a residential home. Includes a model photo and drawings.

Reviewer's Workbench

Page:
21
Author:
Don Thompson
Category:
Product Review
Description:

Reviewed is the White 3000 series COE tractor truck with trailer by S DeSigns.

NMRA/NASG Joint Convention

Page:
22
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The 1990 NASG Convention will have an opportunity to expose non-S modelers to our scale, or so the author speculates.

General Business Meeting Kansas City, MO

Page:
26
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The author reports on the NASG business matters covered at the 1989 NASG Convention.

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