NASG Dispatch 2015 #6 November Articles

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Bill's Boiler Wash

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

Consider contributing tips and trick to the Dispatch. NASG membership dues increases.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

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

Observations from manning the NASG booth at the 2015 National Train Show. Photos taken at the event are shown on page 4.

S on a Budget

Page:
6
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Ideas on how to start modeling in S-scale when on a tight budget.

Prototype Freelancing an Old Style Kit

Page:
7
Author:
Brooks Stover
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:

The author describes how he built a 50-foot Southern Pacific box car out of two 40-foot Ye Olde Huff 'n Puff box car kits (now owned by LaBelle Woodworking). Includes construction and final-model photos.

Musings from the Beach

Page:
10
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The new Executive VP of the NASG describes the things he has been able to do because he joined the NASG and how it motivated him to do more.

Granddad Makes a Layout for Christmas

Page:
11
Author:
Randy Griggs
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

The author describes how he built two small layouts for his grandsons. Includes construction photos, and completed photos of both layouts.

News from the North

Page:
14
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

A couple of notes of Fast Track's kit for improving the tracking problems of American Model's 6-wheel passenger car trucks. The author interviews Steve Hunter, the designer behind the 3D-printed "Eastern Road Models" Shapeways web site.

Pennsy H10 Consolidation in S

Page:
19
Author:
Pete Gehret
Category:
Locomotives - 2-8-0
Description:

The author takes a non-running 2-8-2 custom-made model and converts it into a 2-8-0 PRR H10. He describes his process and shows several construction photos.

NASG Web Site Internals

Page:
22
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A couple of notes about the online shopping cart, the Members Only section, and web site statistics. Dealing with pages that aren't showing the latest. (related web page)

A Blast from the Past

Page:
25
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author shares a few slides from past S-related events.

Tales from the Rails

Page:
26
Author:
Robert Nicholson
Category:
Railroading
Description:

Stories about Harry Roland, a locomotive engineer for the AT&SF.

Annual Dues Increase

Page:
30
Author:
various authors
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Details about the NASG's dues increases.

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