NASG Dispatch 1996 #2 April Articles

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1996 Lionel Preview

Page:
8
Author:
Pete Mihelich
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The author and Will Holt attended the Lionel product announcement meeting. Several A.F. products were discussed. Includes photos of the new products for 1996.

Caboose Kitbash

Page:
10
Author:
Michael Sulzbach
Category:
Cabooses
Description:

Using the American Models baywindow caboose, the author kitbashes it into a B&O I-17 model. Includes a parts list, construction photos, and detail diagrams.

A Simple Unloader

Page:
15
Author:
Will Britton
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

The author shares a photo of an unloader found in an industrial area on the east side of Sacramento, California.

On Tour Layouts of the SMSG

Page:
16
Author:
Gaylord Gill
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

A profile of the various layouts that will be open for the local tour during the 1996 NASG Convention. These include Dave Belanger's Detroit & Chicago Central, Don Gates' New York Central, Jim De Witt's Denver & Rio Grande Western, and the author's Grand Valley Northeastern. All with a photo.

Railfanning in the Detroit Area

Page:
19
Author:
Dave Held
Category:
Railroading
Description:

The author lists, and provides a brief description of, all the area's prototype railroads one can view.

Mostly for the Ladies

Page:
20
Author:
Nancy Held
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author describes all the plans that the 1996 NASG Convention will have for the ladies.

Joining Rails of Different Sizes

Page:
22
Author:
Bill Krause
Category:
Modules
Description:

This article covers how to handle modules with different rail heights (code 125 and code 100).

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
24
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introduces Dave Held.

Short and Easy

Page:
25
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Cabooses
Description:

This brief article describes how David Avedesian made his AF action caboose run smooth and quiet.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Page:
28
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

This is a product review for the Berlyn Locomotive Works Sn3 car kit, a C&S Type II box car. Includes a photo. Part of the article got chopped off during editing of the magazine; the text is included in the next issue's column.

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