NASG Dispatch 2016 #2 March Articles

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Bill's Boiler Wash

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

Does looking for cheaper hotels play an important part in members' decision to attend an NASG Convention? Time to start thinking about NASG BOT elections.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

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

The big "S" on the Superman pajamas might be used in promoting S-scale! Typing in the web site address exactly as it appears in the Dispatch when accessing the NASG web site. A.C. Gilbert's "The Man Who Lives in Paradise" is now available as an eBook.

Visit Des Plaines Hobbies

Page:
4
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroad Retailers
Description:

After a brief introduction of the owners, the article covers that S-scale is quite visible within the mostly-HO-scale store. Covers the services they offer, and which product lines they have purchased over the years. Includes several photos of the store.

Build a Track Cleaner

Page:
6
Author:
Joe Kimber
Category:
Track
Description:

Using a piece of Masonite hardboard or similar material, the author describes how he built an S-scale version. Includes a photo and CAD-style drawings.

Musings from the Beach

Page:
7
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The author covers some ideas for local S-scale clubs to bring in new members.

NASG 2016 Convention

Page:
9
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Detailed information about the upcoming 2016 NASG Convention. Includes photos of the hotel, the two Convention cars, and a description of the extra-fare tours.

The Last Detail

Page:
14
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Freight Cars
Description:

How to add car tags to freight cars. A sample set of tags is provided on the page, as well as some photos of models.

The Plum Creek Railroad

Page:
15
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

A visit with Clayt Peter's Plum Creek Railroad, which measures 14'x28'. It is still under construction, but the parts that are finished look very nice. Includes photos and a track plan.

NASG Web Site and American Flyer

Page:
19
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Introducing the American Flyer Product Gallery section of the NASG web site. (related web page)

Getting Your Weight Down

Page:
20
Author:
Don Hand
Category:
Modules
Description:

The author builds a 2'x2' filler module for the Houston S Gaugers' club layout. He describes the techniques he used to make it as lightweight as possible. Includes construction photos.

2015 Fall S Fest

Page:
23
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows

2015 Trainfest

Page:
26
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A brief description of the show, and a couple of photos.

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