NASG Dispatch 1998 #1 February Articles

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Jeff's Junction

Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

What should be defined as the "standard S-scale modeling" at this point in time? Associating S-scale with A.C. Gilbert in the late 1990s makes no sense, since the company has been gone for many decades. The author proposes code 125 hi-rail as the current default definition of what S-scale is.

Lionel LLC Introduces First New Flyer Loco! SD40- 2

Page:
7
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:

The 1998 Lionel catalog announces several road names for the all-new-tooling SD40-2 locomotive. This article combines both the new engine, other engines and cars coming out, and prototype information.

Module Corner

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

Folding legs and reducing weight, and how the Rochester Area S Gaugers do it. Includes design diagrams of a standard module for the club.

Short and Easy

Page:
12
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Description:

How to make license plates for S-scale vehicles.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Page:
13
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Product Review
Description:

The author reviews the B.T.S. EBT flat car kit.

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
14
Author:
John Beck
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author introduces himself, but most of the article is about his design and construction of his S-scale layout, The Kentucky Road. Includes a track plan and several photos.

Changing the Ends on a Perfectly Good Brass Boxcar

Page:
18
Author:
Bill Lane
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:

By changing the ends of a River Raisin Models X33a, the author produced an X32a.

The Minuteman Express

Page:
19
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Several pages of information about the 1998 NASG Convention.

Holy "S" Batman!! 520 Register for 1997 Fall S-Fest

Page:
22
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A brief review and some photos of the event.

Proto-View Midwest Grain Elevator

Page:
23
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

A few photos of grain elevators.

B&O W2 Series Quad Hoppers is the Prototype for American Models Car

Page:
24
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Description:

The American Models offset hopper is actually based on this prototype. In addition to prototype information, this article also includes drawings, build numbers, and photos of HO-scale models for comparison.

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