A 1992 survey done by Model Railroader magazine showed 1.4% of their readers modeling in S-scale, and 9.6% of the people considering S-scale their secondary favorite. At the time that meant around 21,000 people interested in S-scale. The author proposes how to reach those people.
Introduces Russ Mobley (the third general director of the NASG, and owner of Amity Star Models).
Englewood Station in Chicago. The author shares photos of the model he built, prototype photos, the track arrangement at the station (four railroads intersected there), and a track plan for his 22'x26' HO-scale that modeled the area along with a photo.
Notes about brass models, including remembering that these are hand-built, one-off models, replacing worn-out flexible tubing between motor and gear tower, universal joint cracking issues, and Alco RS-11/RS-18/RS-32 running problems.
The author describes how he takes audio speakers, dresses them up as buildings, and places them around his layout.
The author describes how he built a New Haven EP5 from various parts, including an American Models FP7 chassis.
Updates on the 1992 and 1993 NASG A.F. Commemorative cars.
History and information about the Chicago, South Shore and South Bend Railroad. Includes many prototype photos, and the Cummins Siding track plan (and car movement diagrams).
Report on the 1992 Fall S Fest in Elk Grove Village, IL.
The author describes how he built his own illuminated signal lights, purely for scenic effect. Includes a photo and construction diagram.
The secretary's report of what happened at the NASG BOT meeting at the 1992 NASG Convention.
The secretary's report of what happened at the NASG general membership meeting at the 1992 NASG Convention.
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