NASG Dispatch 2014 #4 August Articles

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Introduction

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

The NASG president introduces this special "This is S" issue, with what it takes to be an S-scale modeler.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

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

The editor describes this issue and why one should belong to the NASG.

The NASG Web Site

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4
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

This article provides an introduction and a complete overview of the NASG's web site.

The National Association of S Gaugers

Page:
6
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Covers topics such as what the NASG actually is, what its history is, its annual awards, and what is "S-scale".

Bill's Boiler Wash

Page:
7
Author:
Bill Winans
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Covers some minor topics about the organization itself (election nominations, no dues increases, extra copies of this issue available).

Ed Cooper's Flyer Layout

Page:
8
Author:
Ed Cooper
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author shares his history in the hobby, and describes his reasoning behind building the A.F.-based layout he has. The layout has lots of items on it. Includes several layout photos, as well as a track plan.

Athabasca Northern Railway

Page:
11
Authors:
Nicholas Deely & Jim Martin
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

This is likely the only S-scale layout in Alaska. The author describes his layout, which mixes Alaska and Canada prototype ideas. Includes many close-up photos and a track plan.

2014 Spring S Spree

Page:
14
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reports about the event. The article includes several photos of product and people.

2014 Spring S Spree

Page:
16
Author:
Alan Evans
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reports about the event. The article includes several photos taken at the event. The article also briefly describes the history of the Spring S Spree, and the history of the Central Ohio S Gaugers club who hosted this event.

Bob Johnson's Retro Layout

Page:
17
Author:
Bob Johnson
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author describes his history in the scale, and some construction details about his layout. The layout is 4'x16', and it was set up at the 2014 Spring S Spree. In addition to a photo on page 16, this article has additional photos and a track plan of the layout.

American Flyer Collector

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21
Author:
Tom Frye
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

The author has built a fantastic collection of both American Flyer and Plasticville products. He is always improving on his collection, because not only does he want one of each, he wants the best he can find of each. The display room also includes an 7'x6' island-style layout. Includes many photos.

Flyer Fest West 14

Page:
24
Author:
Paul Guaraglia
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A report and photos of the event held in San Mateo, CA. Includes several photos.

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