NASG Dispatch 2005 #1 February Articles

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Jeff's Junction

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

Dealing with the reality that will loose some modelers to the other scales, and how we should be upfront about the challenges that exist in modeling in S-scale.

S Climbs The Alleghenies

Page:
8
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Some information about what goes on at an NASG Convention, and detailed information about the upcoming 2005 one. Includes photos of nearby activities.

This Time It's S Chapter III

Page:
13
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

The author now tackles the issue of building an S-scale equipment roster for his planned layout. Also covers structures, track, and electronics.

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
14
Author:
Bill Fraley
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Bill introduces Stan Furmanak, who is the new NASG membership secretary. Includes photos of Stan and some of the models he has built.

American Flyer's Mikado

Page:
16
Author:
Carl Tuveson
Category:
Product Review
Description:

The author reviews the new Lionel 2-8-2 locomotive. Includes many close-up photos.

It's Great in Dayton in 2005

Page:
20
Author:
Thomas C. Hartrum
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The behind-the-scenes story of the 1999 Spring S Spree car, which was a U.S. Army flat car with a crate labeled "From Roswell, NM to Wright-Patterson AFB", because legend has it that the aliens crashed in New Mexico are kept in Wright-Patterson. The author wound up being the one who built the crates for the car.

Tomalco Track System

Page:
28
Author:
Sam Powell
Category:
Product Review
Description:

The author reviews the flextrack and turnouts produced by Tomalco Track now owned by Larry Morton.

The Straight & Narrow

Page:
30
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Structures
Description:

Tips and tricks for building structure kits.

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