NASG Dispatch 2014 #3 June Articles

Click here to view/download issue.

Bill's Boiler Wash

Page:
2
Author:
Bill Winans
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The NASG president covers several NASG-related topics, including elections, and needing someone to handle the Estate Survival program of the NASG.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Description:

The editor introduces the DCC series of articles, publicizes questions about S-MOD, and announces that the magazine's publication months will be changed later in 2014.

S Stands for Steam

Page:
6
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

The author encourages the reader to visit prototype steam locomotive operations.

This Time It's S Part VI

Page:
7
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

The author was able to incorporate a lower level in the construction of his peninsula. Includes construction tips, plans, and photos.

The NASG Web Site and Your Modeling

Page:
10
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroads and Computers
Description:

The author shares various ways that modelers who have a presence on the Internet can share their work via the NASG web site.

Dave Blum Says...

Page:
11
Author:
Dave Blum
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The author makes the plea for people to purchase the A.F. Commemorative cars sold by the NASG.

Pacific Lumber Company Log Flats

Page:
12
Authors:
Peter Vanvliet & Bob Hogan
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Description:

A report on the first experience of 3D-printing a TPL flat car in S-scale. Includes prototype and model photos. Also provided is the parts list needed to complete the printed model.

29th Annual Sn3 Symposium

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

The author reports about this event in Dallas, Texas. Includes many photos.

DCC Currents - an Introduction

Page:
18
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Electronics
Description:

The author introduces DCC, what it means, what it allows the layout operator to do, and how it works.

News From the North

Page:
19
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The author shares an interview he did with Mt. Albert Scale Lumber owner Gerry Cornwell about his company, his manufacturing practices, and what it takes to produce tiny strips of wood. Includes lots of photos of the factory set up.

Meet an S Gauger

Page:
22
Author:
Gerry Evans
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author "introduces" himself (he has been a member of the NASG BOT, and a well-known modeler for many years).

Signs, Signs, Everywhere There's Signs

Page:
23
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Description:

The author encourages all the add billboards to your layouts. He provides typical prototype dimensions. He then provides examples of how to make them. Includes prototype and model photos.

Kitbashing River City Welding

Page:
28
Author:
Ken Zieska
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

The author describes how he modified a Grand River Models kit to turn it into a freight house.

Copyright © 2019 NASG, Inc.; all rights reserved