NASG Dispatch 1997 #1 February Articles

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Jeff's Junction

Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

How to let go of existing, non-S equipment when switching to S-scale.

Module Corner

Page:
8
Author:
Ted Larson
Category:
Modules
Description:

The column covers how the Houston S Gaugers shape the legs of the modules for the club layout. Includes design diagrams, and the jig used for shaping the legs.

1997 Lionel Dealer Preview

Page:
10
Author:
Pete Mihelich
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The author attended the dealer preview show in Chicago to report on Lionel's plans for 1997. Includes photos of some of the new products shown there.

Denver Zephyr '97 Convention Update

Page:
12
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Some more updates about the 1997 NASG Convention.

Short and Easy

Page:
13
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

Building a roof stair access cupola.

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
14
Author:
Bill Krause
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introduction to Craig O'Connell. Includes a track plan of his layout.

Assembling 40' PRS Boxcars

Page:
16
Author:
Richard Lind
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:

The author shares some of his thoughts and experiences building the Pacific Rail Shops box cars, which are easy enough to assemble.

How to Design a Helix

Page:
18
Author:
David Avedesian
Category:
Track
Description:

How to design a helix and the things one should consider in building one. It includes the math needed, and look-up tables.

Illinois Central's Iowa Division Type "C" Depots

Page:
20
Author:
Robert Nicholson
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:

Type C depots were for communities that no longer had an assigned railroad agent. They were only slightly bigger than a shed. Includes several prototype photos and drawings.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Page:
24
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

In this column the author covers various non-S-scale kits that can be used to model Sn3 cars. Includes photos of some of those projects.

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