NASG Dispatch 1991 #6 December Articles

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Meet an 'S' Gauger

Page:
5
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introducing Jim Kindraka.

A Small Industry

Page:
6
Author:
Will Britton
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:

A small platform and a storage tank are placed next to a spur to allow a tank car with anhydrous ammonia to fill the tank when needed. Includes 4 prototype photos and instructions for how to model the scene in S.

The NASG Visits Intermountain Railway Company

Page:
8
Author:
Bob Jackson
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The Longmont, Colorado company produces their own O-scale freight car kits, and is home to S-scale's Pacific Rail Shops and HO-scale's Innovative Models, as well as being a contractor for other manufacturers. Includes many photos of the facilities.

The New Haven Railroad's EP-5

Page:
10
Author:
Dan Waskes
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Description:

In light of Lionel's release of this locomotive, this article covers the prototype history of this engine. Includes a photo of Lionel's model, and a scale drawing of the prototype engine.

The New Mexico Northern Railroad

Page:
13
Author:
Dan Waskes
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

Chuck Thurman's 14'x28' layout is described in detail in this article. This Sn3 layout is shaped like a "G" and uses mostly hand-laid code 70 rail. The article includes a track plan and several photos.

Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting

Page:
19
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The full report of the NASG's BOT meeting that took place at the 1991 NASG Convention in Syracuse, NY.

The Bailey Bridge System

Page:
22
Author:
Dave Bailey
Category:
Modules
Description:

The author describes how he built a strip of Masonite hardboard, to which he fastened 3" track pieces as a quick way to install the bridge rail pieces between the modules of his yard.

S Lore

Page:
23
Author:
various authors
Category:
Couplers
Description:

Covered are, how to mount couplers onto American Models box cars and reefers, and how to connect the AF semaphores to turnouts to prevent their coils from being burned out.

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