NASG Dispatch 1990 #5 October Articles

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President's Message

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

The NASG was looking for volunteers to run for its elected offices.

Modifying Pacific Rail's 50' Boxcars

Page:
5
Author:
Jon Firpach
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:

The author shares the modifications he has made to the Pacific Rail Shops' 50-foot box cars to make them even more accurate, and more specific to particular railroads' versions. Includes photos and detail-drawings.

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting

Page:
8
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Detailed report about what happened at the BOT meeting at the 1990 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the General Business Meeting

Page:
9
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Detailed description of what was covered in the general NASG membership meeting.

Tenth Annual Narrow Gauge Convention

Page:
11
Author:
Pete Mihelich
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

An American Flyer enthusiast reports on going to his first narrow-gauge convention in his home town. Includes photos he took at the show.

The Membership Committee Chairman Proposes Some Changes!

Page:
12
Author:
Don DeWitt
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The author describes what it takes to be the NASG Membership Secretary, and makes a proposal for splitting the work up into several jobs. He is also resigning from the position.

The S Starter Set Project

Page:
14
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Model Railroad Retailers
Description:

The idea of a local club putting together an S-scale starter set from lightly-used and commonly-available American Flyer components has spread to several clubs, and this article covers the success these clubs have had with the idea over the past couple of years. It also covers how tasks are divided among club members to build these sets. A complete listing of how to review the purchased equipment to prepare for including in the sets, is included in this article.

Decal Corner

Page:
17
Author:
Jon Firpach
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Description:

The author takes over the column, and reports on new decals available from Microscale and S Designs. He also provides some decal-application tips.

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