NASG Dispatch 2016 #4 July Articles

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Bill's Boiler Wash

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

The author mentions the upcoming Convention, the upcoming election, the aging of the people involved in the NASG committees, some rant-n-raves,

Conductor

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

Changes to web site addresses, the inclusion of the Dispatch advertisers listing on the "S Resources" page of the NASG web site, and the new feature of additional pages to the Dispatch issue when you download the PDF version, starting this this issue.

RS Laser Kits S Products

Page:
4
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

The author introduces the owner of RSLaserKits, showing some of their S-scale kits, and photos of their facilities and owner. Page 34 has a collection of photos that show the parts that make up the company's pickle car.

Let's Promote History

Page:
6
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

The author proposes six ways to model railroading history, listing the positives and the negatives of modeling each, and how it might appeal to people new to model railroading or new to S-scale.

31st Sn3 Symposium

Page:
7
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author relates his trip to Florida to attend this event, and what all happened there. Includes two pages of photos.

Scrap Building

Page:
11
Author:
Tom Hartrum
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

The author describes how he scratchbuilt a freight house from the window blind slat! Includes design diagrams, and construction and final photos.

NASG 2016 Convention

Page:
14
Author:
Gaylord Gill
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

More details about the upcoming Convention, covering local layouts, model contests, clinics, registration, the hotel, and the event's schedule.

Joe Kimber's First American Flyer Layout

Page:
16
Author:
Joe Kimber
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

A description of the author's 17'x4'6" A.F.-based layout. Includes a track plan and several photos. The layout was dismantled in 2004.

Web Site Words

Page:
18
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Dealing with false spam e-mails, a reminder of how the online shopping works, how to obtain the latest membership application forms, keeping your NASG membership records updated, web site membership renewals, the new rolling stock trucks section in the Product Gallery section. (related web page)

NASG at the WGH on Tour

Page:
19
Author:
Greg Klein
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A report of the NASG booths at the WGH shows attended in 2016. The article concludes with a strong negative comment about perceived support for the NASG booths.

Product Review

Page:
20
Author:
Ray Puls
Category:
Product Review
Description:

The author reviews The Electric Railroad Co's Sound Converter.

Hartland Mill and Elevator

Page:
21
Author:
Bob Stelmach
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Description:

The author converts an HO-scale Life-Like "Supply House" kit into an S-scale model. Includes several photos of the finished model.

Musings from the Beach

Page:
23
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author briefly reports on what the Coastal Carolina Trainfest is all about and how he promoted S-scale at the event. Includes one photo of the author's set-up.

Convert a Lionel Flat to S Scale

Page:
24
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Description:

The author describes how he converted a Lionel O-scale UP 9020 yellow flat car to S-scale.

To Entertain, Educate, or Both

Page:
26
Author:
Gil Hulin
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author suggests ways in which we can have the audience participate in the operations of our club layouts at train shows.

End of the Line

Page:
30
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Remembering Wally Collins, one of S-scale's pioneers.

Shell Tankcar Remodel

Page:
33
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Description:

The author finds an old A.F. tank car in a junk sale, and repaints it for "Soylent Green".

Slide Into the Past

Page:
35
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author was given a collection of slides owned by the Chuck Porter, which he shares on this page.

Badgerland at Mad City

Page:
36
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A photo essay of the Badgerland S Gaugers club set up at the NMRA Mad City show in Madison, Wisconsin.

Jim Steed's Flyer Accessories

Page:
37
Author:
Jim Steed
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

The author has a 30'x60' O-scale layout, but he uses a lot of A.C. Gilbert American Flyer accessories, some of which are photographed.

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