The author proposed the idea of promoting S-scale as the "last builder's scale".
The article describes the operating sessions Bob Miller would have on his layout for teenage boys in his town (the author being one of them). It also covers how the (patented) powered truck worked. Included are a timeline of Bob's life, and two pages of Miller's product catalog from 1952.
A preview of the 1997 NASG Convention to be held in Denver, Colorado.
Using a Des Plaines Hobbies 48-foot flat-sided container, the author simply added ribs to model the newer versions of the containers used in the real world. Includes several model photos.
A set of diagrams (only) of how the author constructed the turnout control mechanism for the turnouts on the Houston S Gaugers' club layout. It uses a DPDT slide switch to manipulate the throwbar and the frog's power routing.
The hypothetical design and construction of a 12'x13' layout. Includes a track plan.
The author introduces his 6-year-old son, and the youngest member of the Cuyahoga Valley S Gauge Association.
The author moved his staging tracks closer together but that meant his A.F. uncoupler no longer fit, so he modified it.
Some early S-Helper Service trucks' sideframes leaned out an angle. Bill Mark, Jr. presents his solution to resolve that.
The author looked to the EBT prototype to figure out how to move coal on his layout between standard- and narrow-gauge.
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