NASG Dispatch 1998 #6 December Articles

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Jeff's Junction

Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Description:

The author shares his thoughts about the past and current state of S-scale automobiles availability.

Short and Easy

Page:
9
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Track
Description:

The author shares the description he got from Joe Scales about how to make installing the Del-Aire Air Motor (switch machine) better. The article is supposed to show a photo, but it was not included in the issue (see February 1999, page 14 for the drawing).

Badgerland Earns Best of Show at NMRA Meet

Page:
9
Author:
Roy Meissner
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

Roy Meissner scratchbuilt a coal elevator (photo included) and won best-of-show in the structure contest at the 1998 regional NMRA convention. He describes how he built it.

Lake Special #99

Page:
10
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Introduction and description of the 1999 NASG Convention in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This covers several pages, and includes a few model photos.

To Fee or Not to Fee?...

Page:
14
Author:
John Eichmann
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author requested information from various clubs to find out if they charged show organizers for the display of their club's layout, and how they determined the dollar amount. He shares his findings in this article.

Flyer Modules Win Award at Milwaukee Trainfest

Page:
15
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Ron Schlicht and Jim Starosta, members of the Badgerland S Gaugers received the award for their 6 American Flyer straight modules at the 1998 Trainfest.

The Minnesota Heartland Railway (Western Division)

Page:
16
Author:
Ken Zieska
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

A description and photos of the author's layout, which is open as part of the 1999 NASG Convention's layout tours. The layout is set in the 1960s, and fills the basement. Includes several photos of the layout.

Module Corner

Page:
18
Author:
Ted Larson
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Description:

This is a follow-up article to the October 1996 issue's one, describing how to properly model securing flat car loads. Covered are the 4- and 6-wheeled motor graders, military tanks, and crawler-type tractors with buckets. A sidebar with this article provides an brief index to all the Module Corner articles up to this date.

The 'S'traight & Narrow Part II

Page:
23
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Track
Description:

The author continues with how to model an interchange between standard- and narrow-gauge tracks.

S-West III A Success!

Page:
23
Author:
John Eichmann
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Gil Hulin, Ernie Horr, and Jess Bennett put together the Western Regional S Convention, September 17-19, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. 59 people registered.

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