NASG Dispatch 2016 #1 January Articles

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Bill's Boiler Wash

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

The NASG membership needs to be more vocal about what it wants for the organization. A change in the NASG Treasurer. People added as committee chairman.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

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

What it takes to write and submit an article and/or photos for possible inclusion in future Dispatch issues.

Contacting the NASG

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6
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Information about how to contact the NASG leadership via the NASG web site, and a note about which photos are still missing from the Product Gallery. (related web page)

2015 National Narrow Gauge Convention

Page:
8
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reports about the event held in Houston, Texas. Includes photos of Sn3 models and layouts.

A Layout Design Grows Up

Page:
11
Author:
Bill Winans
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

After introducing his model railroading hobby history, the author describes his current 20'x20' S and Sn3, two-level layout. Includes photos of the current layout, still under construction.

Improving Performance

Page:
14
Author:
Andy Malette
Category:
Locomotives - F7
Description:

The author shares how he improved his Omnicon F7 locomotives, by adding pick-ups, and by improving the gearbox performance.

West Jersey Railroad Freight Dock

Page:
17
Author:
Joe Kimber
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Description:

The author describes how he scratchbuilt a freight dock. Includes photos and scaled drawings of the model.

News from the North

Page:
19
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

Notes about the dormant Ridgehill Scale Models company, the Niagara Central Hobbies store closing, and the S Scale Workshop's experiences at the Expo Rail Museum show of 2015. Includes photos of models by members of the club.

Things That I Collect

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22
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Collecting
Description:

How we as humans tend to collect things, even things that don't have anything to do with trains.

Building a Two-bay Garage

Page:
23
Author:
Steven Allen
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Description:

The author used two Monster Modelworks "Triple J Repair Shop" kits to build a two-bay Sohio gas station. Includes some construction photos.

2015 Flyer Fest West

Page:
25
Author:
Allan Bennett
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A one-page photo essay taken at the event.

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