NASG Dispatch 1998 #3 June Articles

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Jeff's Junction

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

The author proposes the idea of creating more regions of representation with the NASG.

Painting and Detailing a Rio Grande Motor Way Truck

Page:
8
Author:
Wayne D. Hills
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Description:

The author takes a Mack BM truck with a 22-foot trailer, manufactured by Hartoy, and super-details and repaints them for the Rio Grande Motor Way. Includes several finished-model photos.

An Operating Tour of the Great Northern Pacific

Page:
11
Authors:
Bob Jackson & Lee Johnson
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

Lee Johnson and Arden Goehring visited and operated Jess Bennett's layout in 1990. It is a photo essay of the layout. Also included is a track plan of Jess' 20'x44' layout. Includes a side-bar by Ed Loizeaux about Jess' move from California to Idaho.

Great Northern Pacific Tour

Page:
15
Author:
Gil Hulin
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The 1998 S-West III will be visiting Jess Bennett's layout as part of a three-layout tour.

"In the Mood" Period Model Railroading

Page:
16
Author:
Sylas Kayle
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

This is a preview article of Dave Jasper's S-scale layout that will be part of the 1999 NASG Convention's layout tour. Dave models 1927. Includes several photos, and Dave shares his philosophy of how he modeled that era. A sidebar is included about the 1999 NASG Convention.

S-Helper Service to Do F3 A&B

Page:
18
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:

S-Helper Service has announced the F3 project, and this article provides some prototype details, planned first-run road names, and prices.

Four Easy Kitbashes from Other Gauges

Page:
19
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

The author took kits from HO- and O-scale and modified them to fit S. It is a brief photo essay, showing the models.

Module Corner Part 1

Page:
20
Author:
Chuck Smith
Category:
Modules
Description:

Covers the step-by-step process that the Rochester Area S Gaugers took to install code 148 flextrack on their club modules. Includes many photos.

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
23
Author:
Dick Wholf
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introduces Mike Fyten and his Kaw Valley Railroad layout.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Page:
24
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:

The author takes an HO-scale Atlas U36C mechanism, re-gauged it for Sn3, and mates it with an S-scale American Model GP35 shell. Includes one photo of the final model, as well as photos of powered box cabs and an Sn3 critter.

American Models Steam Set

Page:
30
Author:
John Eichmann
Category:
Product Review
Description:

The author reviews the American Models Southern Crescent Limited set, which consists of a USRA heavy Pacific 4-6-2, a baggage car, RPO, combine, coach, and observation car lettered for the Southern Railway. Includes one small photo of the engine.

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