NASG Dispatch 2014 #5 October Articles

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Bill's Boiler Wash

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

The NASG president covers several topics as he returned from the NASG Convention.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

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

The editor describes some changes in this issue.

Signs, Signs, Everywhere...

Page:
4
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Description:

The author describes where you can find, and how you can produce, S-scale signs for your layout. Includes several prototype photos, and step-by-step model photos.

It's Time for a New Wish List

Page:
7
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The author updates his wish-list for various manufacturers to produce, primarily focusing on rolling stock.

The Milwaukee Road

Page:
8
Author:
various authors
Category:
Railroading
Description:

Various photos of Milwaukee Road equipment in honor of this year's Convention location.

S on Display

Page:
9
Author:
various authors
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Photos of the NASG booth at the NMRA annual show, and Rocky Mountain Hirailers club's layout at a local show.

DCC Currents

Page:
10
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Electronics
Description:

This installment covers the system components needed for a complete DCC system.

News From the North

Page:
12
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Description:

The describes how he converted a Bachmann Plasticville tower into a more accurate S-scale model.

Load It, Don't Trash It

Page:
13
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Description:

Reusing parts of a medicine bottle as gondola loads.

2014 NASG Convention

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

The author reports on the annual show. Includes a couple of people photos. The article is followed by two pages of photos of contest winning models. More photos are shown on pages 19, 20, and 21.

Vendors

Page:
18
Author:
Jay Mellon
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reports on the vendors at the 2014 NASG Convention.

Illinois Railroad Museum

Page:
21
Author:
Jay Mellon
Category:
Museums
Description:

The author visited the museum as part of his trip to the NASG Convention. The museum has steam and diesel locomotives, and buses and trolleys. Several photos are included.

Board Actions

Page:
22
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Changes the NASG BOT approved while at the Convention.

Unique S Scale Freight Cars

Page:
23
Author:
Bob Stelmach
Category:
Freight Cars
Description:

Bachmann On30 flat cars, gondolas, and tank cars are a perfect fit for standard-gauge S-scale models. The author describes what he does to these to complete their conversion. Includes close-up and finished-model photos.

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