NASG Dispatch 1991 #1 February Articles

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Meet an 'S' Gauger

Page:
5
Author:
Bob Jackson
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introducing Bill Krause to the S-scale community, who has received the Bernie Thomas award and has been in S-scale since the early 1960s.

Photo Tour of American Models

Page:
6
Author:
Don Thompson
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

A photo essay showing the American Models factory.

NASG Contest Rules

Page:
10
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A listing of all the NASG Convention contest rules as they were in 1990.

John Ramm's Three-Dimensional Layout

Page:
13
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

This American Flyer-based layout measures 15'x25' and is 5 feet tall, covering several levels. The article includes several photos of the layout as the Greater Seattle S Gaugers club met at John's house.

New From Lionel Trains, Inc.

Page:
16
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:

Introduction of the New Haven EP-5 "Little Joe", and the GM GP7.

A Small Industry

Page:
22
Author:
Will Britton
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Description:

An unloading ramp with a chain link fence enclosure at Southern Pacific trackage in the southeast sector of Sacramento, California. Includes prototype photo and a track plan of the area.

Decal Corner

Page:
24
Author:
Jon Firpach
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Description:

New decals released by S Designs.

A View From a Hobby Shop Owner

Page:
30
Author:
Brian Jackson
Category:
Model Railroad Retailers
Description:

The author describes the reality of a brick-n-mortar store owner in the 1990s of stocking model railroading items, and S-scale products specifically.

S Lore

Page:
33
Author:
various authors
Description:

Topics covered are, how to fix American Models hoppers that have a stripped truck mounting hole, using acrylic paints, re-gauging American Models wheelsets, items from other scales that fit S-scale just fine,

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