NASG Dispatch 2013 #1 February Articles

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From the BOT

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4
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Volunteering for the NASG has been down, and hardly anyone is offering their services. The BOT is asking for help with this article.

OS from S Tower

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5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

The author proposed ideas for the main S-scale manufacturers to implement.

NASG 2013 Annual Convention

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8
Author:
Jamie Bothwell
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Introductory information about the 2013 NASG Convention in Scranton, PA.

Last Run

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10
Author:
Doug Peck
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Charlie Buckage passed away on January 26, 2013. Includes a photo of him and his son, Clay, and a track plan of the 7-1/2' x 20' replica American Flyer display layout that was at the Sibley Department Store in Rochester, NY, which Charlie built.

Short & Easy

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11
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Description:

This article describes how the author converted an HO-scale Bachmann starter set's bridge for S-scale use as a steel truss country road bridge.

The Conrail & Eastern Railroad

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12
Author:
Bert Mahr
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The 24'x32' layout will be open as part of the 2013 NASG Convention. Included with the article are photos and a track plan of this two-level layout, featuring Conrail.

Lone Star Flyer Club

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15
Author:
Bill Clark
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

This article covers the history of the club, the history of their layout, and includes a couple of photos. (related web page)

Slim Gauge Observations

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16
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Freight Cars
Description:

The author shares a good number of photos of models are older ones in his collection.

Is Model Railroading A Dying Hobby?

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20
Author:
Sam Powell
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

The author discusses several topics to help determine if the hobby is dying. If not, what is it that we can do to help bring in new blood?

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