NASG Dispatch 2008 #6 December Articles

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Jeff's Junction

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

Instead of calling 1:64 modeling, "S-scale", the author continues to complicate matters with all the various sub-divisions that for some reason must always be specified. No other scale does this.

Fall S Happenings

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

A brief report on the 2008 Fall S Fest with a couple of photos. Also covered is the Indianapolis S Show.

1/64 Cars and Trucks from the 1940s and 1950s

Page:
10
Author:
Jim Schall
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Description:

The author breaks down what kinds of cars were common on the roads after WWII. He then reviews sources for these cars in S-scale. Includes several photos of many cars.

The Straight & Narrow

Page:
16
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reports about the 2008 National Narrow Gauge Convention in Portland, Oregon. Includes several photos taken at the event.

Building a Bascule Bridge

Page:
18
Author:
William Young
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Description:

This article covers the construction of an operating bridge to allow easy entrance into the model railroad room. A brief description of how the model was built, and a few photos are included.

Union Pacific Specific

Page:
20
Author:
Gawaine Dvorak
Category:
Locomotives - U25B
Description:

Several photos of UP-painted models are shown.

S Track Planning Part V

Page:
21
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

The author shares a track plan converted to S-scale of an O-scale layout by draftsman J. Harold Geissel published in the August, 1939 Model Railroader.

Grandview Storage

Page:
22
Author:
Gerry Evans
Category:
Product Review
Description:

The author reviews the building of the Grandview Storage kit #4087 by banta modelworks.

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
24
Author:
Ken Kemzura
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Introduces Ken Kemzura.

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