NASG Dispatch 2015 #5 September Articles

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Bill's Boiler Wash

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

Comments about providing the webmaster with accurate data so that the web site becomes more accurate over time, business-type NASG memberships, membership renewals.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

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

Membership renewals will no longer be mailed out starting in 2016. Booster ads. Many photos received related to the 2015 NASG Convention. The California State Railroad Museum has a static display of S-scale equipment.

All About Clubs

Page:
6
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

The author describes how clubs influenced his modeling.

Model Railroad Experience

Page:
8
Author:
Roy Inman
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The Model Railroad Experience is 8,000 square feet of toy trains in Kansas City's historic Union Station, part of which is S-scale. This is a one-page photo essay.

Crescent City S Gaugers

Page:
9
Author:
various authors
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

A one-page photo essay of the New Orleans group's layout set up at the 2015 NASG Convention.

The Expanding NASG Web Site

Page:
8
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

An update on the online shopping cart of the NASG web site, documenting the history of S-scale, updating other sections of the site, including the Product Gallery. (related web page)

From the Palatial Offices of the Executive VP

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

The author writes his last column as the Executive VP of the NASG, recalling the things he was able to accomplish during his 8 years.

Greeley's Place Contest

Page:
13
Author:
various authors
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

This year's contest was converting an American Flyer caboose into a not-caboose model. The contest entries are shown on a one-page photo essay.

We Went to Kansas City

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

A report and photos of the 2015 NASG Convention, including contest winners, award winners,

Vendors Report

Page:
19
Author:
Jay Mellon
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reports about the various vendors he saw at the 2015 NASG Convention.

A Fire Hose House

Page:
21
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Description:

A simple structure that holds the fire hose for keeping the wooden structures of an engine servicing facility safe. Model is based on the B&O design.

News From the North

Page:
23
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The author reports on the River Raisin Berkshires announcement, Scalecoat paint's being bought out, and a visit with Fast Track's owner Tim Warris (includes several photos of his S-scale jig and his HO-scale layout).

BOT Update

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27
Author:
Bill Winans
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A brief review of what happened at the 2015 NASG Convention's BOT and general membership meetings.

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