NASG Dispatch 2000 #1 February Articles

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Circular Modular S Layout is a West Coast Ambassador at Shows

Page:
7
Author:
Art Knowles
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author takes his 10-foot diameter modular layout, built to NASG standards, to local train shows. It combines scale and A.F. Includes two photos of portions of the layout.

Cleveland Area Spring S Spree 2000 is Planned as a "Weekend Retreat"

Page:
8
Author:
Joshua Seltzer
Category:
Model Railroad Shows

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
9
Author:
Dave Pool
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introduction to Henry "Hank" Roos. Those on the S-scale discussion list will recognize his son Pieter Roos' name.

Fixin' Flyer

Page:
10
Author:
David Dewey
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

In this column, the author covers how to deal with loose A.F. steam wheels as they age. It also deals with gauging the wheels as well as quartering them.

Why a Scale Only Freight Car?

Page:
12
Author:
Alan Evans
Category:
Freight Cars - Intermodal
Description:

The NASG project car for 2000 is 50'6" Front Runner Intermodal Spine car made out of brass by SouthWind Models. Includes a review of the previous years' cars, and side profile drawings of the Intermodal one.

A Hump Yard for the Sacramento Division Part I

Page:
13
Authors:
Vic Cherven, Jr. & Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

The authors describe their plan to add a hump yard to their layout. Includes a proposed track plan, and several layout photos.

Scratchbuilt Closing Frog Switches

Page:
18
Author:
Bill Krause
Category:
Track
Description:

This article covers how the Connecticut S Gaugers built #6 and #8 closed-frog turnouts for their club layout. Includes diagrams.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Page:
29
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Railroading
Description:

The author describes logging railroads, and how one might model one using available S-scale products.

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