NASG Dispatch 2013 #5 October Articles

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About the NASG

Page:
2
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A statement of what the NASG is, a brief history of the NASG, what S-scale is, and information about the annual awards the NASG may offer. This issue is the first one edited by Bill Pyper.

Steam Town II

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4
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

In addition to the usual reporting about the 2013 NASG Convention, the author also reports on the awards and the general meetings. There are a lot photos from several people included in this report.

Vendors and Exhibitors

Page:
10
Author:
Jay Mellon
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Jay presents his now annual report on what he saw in the vendors' hall at the 2013 NASG Convention. He also gives his perspective on the rest of the Convention, including the clinics he attended.

My Train of Thought

Page:
14
Author:
Bill Winans
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The new NASG president's first column, in which he runs through all the key people that are keeping the NASG humming along.

From the Conductor

Page:
14
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Description:

The new editor introduces himself, and how he plans to edit the magazine.

NASG Model Contests

Page:
15
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author starts a series about how the model contests has held, conducting, and how to enter into these contests at the annual NASG Conventions.

Steamtown II Model Contest Winners

Page:
16
Author:
various authors
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Photos of the winners of contests at the 2013 NASG Convention. More photos are found on page 20 and 21.

Dick Kramer Membership Chair

Page:
23
Author:
Dick Kramer
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The author introduces himself. Includes two photos of him.

Lionel Gondola Conversion

Page:
24
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Description:

The author converts a Lionel O-27 short gondola to one that is usable in S-scale. Includes detailed instructions to do the conversion, with several supplemental photos. Also includes prototype reference material.

Scrap Building

Page:
29
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

The author describes how he built a small incinerator using an empty cinnamon container. He also shows how to build a smaller one using a spigot from a two-gallon water container.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for Dispatch Authors

Page:
30
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Description:

Basic how-to information for submitting articles for the NASG's Dispatch.

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