NASG Dispatch 1991 #3 May Articles

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Meet an 'S' Gauger

Page:
5
Author:
Roy Hoffman
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

This issue introduces Bill Lane, Jr., who in his late twenties founded the South Jersey S-Scalers (SJSS).

The West Shore Railroad

Page:
6
Author:
Bill Mark, Jr.
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

This article covers the Mark family's involvement in S-scale layouts, including the current one. A track plan is included, as well as many photos. The layout was still under construction.

Details Make the Difference

Page:
10
Author:
Bob Jackson
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:

Taking two American Models box cars, Jon Firpach has done a lot of detailing to them so that you can't tell that they started life as the same models. Includes many close-up photos showing the details added.

Re-motoring The American Model Geep

Page:
14
Author:
Bob Jackson
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:

The author describes how he replaced the stock motor in the AM GP9 with a Sagami 2236 motor (this motor is to be used in the S-Helper Service RS-3 locomotives being introduced).

Detailing the Pacrail Northern Pacific Boxcar

Page:
16
Author:
Ken Zieska
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:

The author describes how he super-detailed the Pacific Rail Shops' 50-foot NP box car.

A Small Industry

Page:
18
Author:
Will Britton
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Description:

A belt elevator that moves material from below-the-track up on to something else. The one described here was found along the Southern Pacific rails, in Sacramento, California. Includes prototype photos.

Promotions Committee Report

Page:
23
Author:
John Craft
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Description:

The promotions chairman explains what happened in the recent multi-scale magazine advertisements for S and the NASG.

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