NASG Dispatch 1994 #2 April Articles

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1994 Columbia River Convention

Page:
6
Author:
Gil Hulin
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Information about clinics, contests, and local attractions for the 1994 NASG Convention.

Dave Butterfield's SP Locomotives

Page:
8
Author:
Gil Hulin
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

Dave Butterfield has built several fairly accurate SP engines from American Flyer parts, and some scratchbuilding, of course.

A Modern Lumber Flat Car - the Old Fashioned Way

Page:
10
Author:
Ernie Horr
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Description:

The author describes how he scratchbuilt a lumber flat car. Includes a parts list, a few photos, and scale drawings.

Operation, Basic and Simple

Page:
14
Author:
Russ Mobley
Category:
Operations
Description:

Having operated on some of the most well-known layouts around the country that are known for their operating sessions, the author describes how he got into operations on his own layout. Includes a track plan of his 12'x37' layout, and cards he uses for his operating sessions.

Weathering Ertl Construction Equipment

Page:
17
Author:
Denis Fortier
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Description:

The author describes (and shares a photo of each) how he weathered Ertl's grader, tractor, and backhoe.

An S-Pike - The Layout of John Kosick, Jr

Page:
18
Author:
Bill Moore
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

Four photos of this AF/hi-rail layout.

An S-Plan

Page:
20
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

The author shares a design of an S-scale layout that could fit in a 12'x13' spare bedroom. The article provides switching suggestions, construction methods, and covers control and scenery topics.

Short And Easy

Page:
23
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

Thoughts on building an automatic protection method for preventing engines from falling on the floor when a lift-out section has been removed from the layout.

Six Wheel Passenger Trucks

Page:
24
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Passenger Cars
Description:

When the 3/16 "S"cale Railroad magazine stopped publication, it never released the last column in the series of S-scale trucks, so this is that final column.

Last Run: Leonard Giovannoli

Page:
26
Author:
Alan Evans
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Len passed away on February 26, 1994 at 92.

The Module Corner

Page:
31
Author:
Ted Larson
Category:
Modules
Description:

The author introduces the column that will cover topics related to modular model railroading in S-scale.

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