NASG Dispatch 2001 #6 December Articles

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Jeff's Junction

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

The World's Greatest Hobby show is explained, and who their target audience is.

Module Corner

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

This column covers the perception that S-MOD standard requires heavy materials for its construction, a report on what modular railroading is being done in Alberta, Canada, and a report of modular layouts in Michigan.

Timesaver Switching Layout

Page:
9
Author:
Roy Hoffman
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

A track plan with a bit of accompanying text shows an idea Roy Hoffman has for a Timesaver-based design for a home layout.

A Pike Master Layout for a Hospital Room

Page:
10
Author:
Wayne Beachy
Category:
Modules
Description:

After initial rejections, the The Virginia Central Division of the Atlantic Coast S Gaugers were able to set up a 10'x14' modular layout in an area hospital for the children. This article covers the lessons the group learned. Includes two photos of a smaller portable layout.

Easiville Shortline RR

Page:
12
Author:
Paul Raham
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

A track plan design idea for a 4'x8' layout using AF-compatible track.

That's Entertainment

Page:
13
Author:
John Eichmann
Category:
Modules
Description:

The article covers the history of the Lookout Junction layout built by the Rocky Mountain Hi-Railers, based in Boise, Idaho. Includes the track plan and some photos of the layout.

A Colorful Fall S Fest

Page:
17
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A few photos taken at the 2001 Fall S Fest.

Fixin' Flyer

Page:
18
Author:
David Dewey
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

New books and reference material to help anyone wanting to repair A.F. products.

Modifying an Atlas HO Pony Truss Bridge for S-gauge

Page:
19
Author:
Dan De Santis
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Description:

A detailed assembly diagram and step-by-step instructions describe how to do the modifications.

A Little More on Russell Morris Mobley

Page:
20
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

A brief history of Russ, and more information about the new Russel M. Mobley Memorial Library, with a listing of what is available.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Page:
21
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Track
Description:

This column discusses narrow-gauge curves, grades, clearances, and rail.

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