NASG Dispatch 2004 #2 April Articles

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President's Message

Page:
4
Author:
Roy Hoffman
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

How can we reach the large number of Sn3 modelers to become members of the NASG?

Jeff's Junction

Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

How to decide which prototype railroad to model in your layout.

NASG Pullman Car Project

Page:
8
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Passenger Cars
Description:

In this article the author answers questions raised about the joint NASG/American Models/Artist-Aid heavyweight Pullman passenger cars.

How To Build and Install a Closed Frog Switch

Page:
10
Author:
Tom Robichaud
Category:
Track
Description:

To be able to operate both AF and hi-rail/scale equipment, turnout have to be of the closed-frog variety. This article describes how to build and install one of these. The author used Micro Engineering code 148 rail (compatible with American Models' track), and Circuitron's Tortoise switch machines. Includes many close-up photos.

Kitbash That Tombstone Courthouse

Page:
14
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Description:

The author describes how he kitbashed the HO-scale Heljan/ConCor courthouse kit into an S-scale version. Includes photos of the completed model.

Layout Preview - Dave Lull's

Page:
16
Author:
David Lull
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

Photos, a description, and a track plan of the author's layout, which will be open during the 2004 NASG Convention.

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
19
Author:
Bill Fraley
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introducing Wally Collins (81 at the time). Includes several photos of Wally and his layout.

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