NASG Dispatch 2000 #3 June Articles

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Jeff's Junction

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

Making a case for an all-"scale"-only regional meet or convention.

64 Reasons for Going to the Convention Part II

Page:
8
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The second 32 of 64 reasons are listed here.

NASG Functions at the San Jose NASG/NMRA Convention

Page:
10
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows

S Gauge One Evening Project

Page:
10
Author:
J.P. Broadbottom
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Description:

Drawing of how to build a track-side coal elevator.

Module Corner

Page:
11
Author:
Dan Vandermause
Category:
Modules
Description:

Photos and a description of the Potomac Valley S Gauge Association first modular layout. Includes track plans of some of the modules.

Operating Scale Sergent Knuckle Coupler

Page:
15
Author:
Keith Thompson
Category:
Product Review
Description:

Sergent Engineering has produced the S-scale coupler that has true-to-scale appearances. Includes photos and a parts diagram.

Meet an S Gaugers

Page:
17
Author:
Ernie Horr
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introduction to Ernie Horr. As this issue went to the printer, Ernie passed away on June 16, 2000. Includes photos of Ernie, his wife, and his layout. Also includes a track plan of his "The Tinplate Road".

It's Steamtown in Scranton, Pennsylvania for the NASG Convention in 2001

Page:
20
Author:
Ken Schwartz
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Prototype photos of things to see in Scranton, PA for the 2001 NASG Convention.

Sappo Display Highlights This Year's Spring S Spree

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

The author attends the Spring S Spree in Strongsville, Ohio, put on by the Cuyahoga Valley S Gauge Association. Includes several photos of Randy Sappo's structures, Josh Seltzer and his layout, and Jim Zborowski's layout.

Both the Fall S Fest and the Badgerland S Gaugers to Celebrate 25 Years

Page:
24
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Detailed information about the 2000 Fall S Fest, its history and the Badgerland club's history. Includes photos of layouts open during the event.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Page:
26
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

Using an MDC HO-scale Shay to build one for Sn3, and how to do the conversion. Includes final model photos.

A Hump Yard for the Sacramento Division Part III

Page:
28
Authors:
Vic Cherven, Jr. & Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

Construction of the hump yard continues with applying ballast, doing the electrical work, testing turnouts, adding retaining walls, adding structures, and describing what the future plans are.

Korber 2-stall Engine Backshop Conversion to a Single Stall

Page:
31
Author:
Michael Scivoletti
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Description:

The author kitbashed the Korber Models diesel engine house into one long one. Includes one photo of the final model.

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