NASG Dispatch 1993 #3 June Articles

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Meet An S Gauger

Page:
5
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introduces Ken Zieska.

Short & Easy

Page:
6
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Introduces a gauge that can be used to verify that the two rails closest to each other on a standard S-MOD module's tracks are at the correct spacing from each other.

New Products: Wanted!

Page:
7
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

A list of the author's wishes that he would like manufacturers to produce in S-scale.

One Small Club, Many Good Times: The Story of the Neshaminy Valley American Flyer Club

Page:
10
Author:
Mike Ramsey
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

The formation and history of the NVAFC. Includes an interview with most of the original members, and several photos of the club's layout.

The Sacramento Division - Phase I

Page:
18
Authors:
Vic Cherven, Jr. & Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The father and son team share how their layout has come about, and what they wanted to have. Includes several photos of the layout still under construction, an large track plan, and diagrams of the layout's benchwork.

Coil Cars and a Cushion Coupler

Page:
23
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Category:
Freight Cars - Coil
Description:

Photos and information about Jerry Schnur's scratchbuilt coil car, and the extended, cushion coupler he had installed on his PRS box car.

S Lore

Page:
26
Author:
Michael Scivoletti
Category:
Couplers
Description:

Notes about building, tuning, and installing the Kadee 802 coupler.

More Lore...

Page:
27
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Description:

Modeling trash around the streets and tracks.

Interlocking Towers

Page:
30
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:

Thoughts on how the author built his interlocking tower for his layout.

Prototype View

Page:
32
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Category:
Signaling
Description:

A photo essay of prototype cantilever signal structures.

Modular Backdrop

Page:
34
Author:
Bill Krause
Category:
Modules
Description:

Building modular backdrops from foamcore boards fastened with Velcro.

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