The author covers the upcoming NASG elections, a request for Dispatch authors, and the Sn3 gauges for sale through the NASG.
The editor requests that contributor NOT use photo-forwarding services, starts his series on local hobby shops, and the upcoming NASG election.
The author interviews Anita Walter, owner of this model trains-only store in Atascadero, California. The store stocks S-scale products, consignment items, Lionel, Kadee, and scratchbuilding materials. She has a mailing list for those who model in S-scale.
More details and photos related to the upcoming 2015 NASG Convention in Kansas City, Missouri.
Frank Titman passed away in January 2015. He created Lehigh Valley Models, a kit manufacturing business, and had a fantastic S-scale layout. Many of his other accomplishments are listed in this article, along with feedback from several modelers, and photos of him and his layout.
The author describes how he added a structure to an American Flyer hopper car to model this car. Construction photos are included.
A story about the M.O.W. ballast train of which the author was the conductor.
The author states that S-scale modelers should check out the various annual soft-cover magazines that are published for ideas.
The author describes some unique S-scale vehicles he created from kits in other scales. Includes several photos of the final models.
A review of all the changes that have been made to the NASG web site in recent months. (related web page)
The author describes how he switched from HO- to S-scale, a brief history of the prototype Kansas City, Kaw Valley & Western Railroad upon which his layout is based, and how he operates his layout. Includes several photos and a track plan.
The author describes how he scratchbuilt a modern grain silo, and the associated equipment. Includes lots of construction photos and prototype data. See the web site link for the new, permanent location of the supplemental files the author provided as part of this article. (related web page)
Members running for certain positions for the upcoming NASG elections are showcased.
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