NASG Dispatch 2008 #3 June Articles

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Jeff's Junction

Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The author adds some of his items to a Christmas-in-July wish-list.

NASG 2008 National Convention Update

Page:
8
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

More information about the 2008 NASG Convention in Lowell, MA, covering all the layouts open, and clinics. Includes several layout photos.

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
10
Author:
Bill Fraley
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introduces John Degnan. Includes a photo of him and Jim King (Smoky Mountain Modelworks).

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
11
Author:
Roger Nulton
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Re-introduces the Chervens, namely father Vic Cherven, Sr and Vic Cherven, Jr. This article provides a complete history of the father-and-son team, and the various layouts that they built over the years, including the current one that measures 40'x65'. Includes many photos.

S Tracks

Page:
14
Author:
Sam Powell
Category:
Structures
Description:

The author shares his opinion about building kits by various manufacturers.

Interstate All-'S' Operating Weekend

Page:
20
Author:
Brooks Stover
Category:
Operations
Description:

Brooks Stover, Gaylord Gill, and Dave Held each had their layouts open for an operating session at each layout over a Friday and Saturday in April 2008 to local S-scale modelers and a group from Minnesota. Includes several photos of the layouts and the group of operators.

Logging Cars

Page:
23
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Freight Cars - Log Cars
Description:

Using AF trucks, the author describes how he built logging spine cars that are permanently coupled. Includes photos.

Erv Rahr's Layout Plan

Page:
24
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

Erv Rahr sent in his proposed track plan, and Jeff offers his design ideas to improve the plan.

Blue Ridge "S"calers Hold First Meeting

Page:
25
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

A group of North Carolina and Tennessee S-scale modelers get together for a day to discuss the idea of becoming a club. An S-scale modular layout was set up and clinics were offered. Thirty people attended. Includes several photos of attendees.

A Report on the Spring 'S' Spree 2008, Dayton, Ohio

Page:
26
Author:
Thomas C. Hartrum
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A report and photos of the events that took place at this event.

Take the Road to Milwaukee

Page:
27
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A preview of what can be expected at this year's Fall S Fest.

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