Being thankful for what we have, upcoming NASG elections, and the facelift of the NASG web site.
What is the connection between the holidays and trains? Turkeys in the town where the editor lived (continued on page 5, "Turkeys by Train"). Info about booster ads.
The author reflects on what makes NASG Conventions so great.
Inspired by a prototype photo, the author describes how he built the 100-ton load for a flat car. Includes model photos and design diagrams.
The article provides photos, diagrams, prototype information, and suggestions for how to model a car that can transport live turkeys.
Having moved to senior housing, the author and his wife now set up his Christmas display in the building's lobby for all to enjoy. Includes photos.
Planning and creating the S-scale Polar Express display layout for the holiday season at the Ontario County Historical Society in Canandaigua, New York.
This column covers all of the new content that was added to the site as part of the NASG web site's facelift. (related web page)
Christmas Eve 1965, and railroad call boys.
Gregg describes how their Christmas layout grew over the years. Includes photos of the layout, as well as a track plan of this L-shaped 11'x17' layout.
Using pressed foam, used for artificial flower arrangements, the author builds some granite and marble quarries loads. Includes construction photos.
The local boy scout council contacted the Cuyahoga Valley S Gauge Association about setting up their layout for a day at a boy scout camp.
Advice about what it takes to tear down a large layout, and documenting your inventory for your loved ones and friends.
Glenn Miller passed away.
Having conducted the make-and-take clinic at the 2016 NASG Convention, the author shares his experience watching 18 people being guided in building a structure kit right there at the show. Includes several photos taken at the clinic.
The author built this building as part of the Make-and-take clinic, and won the "Greeley's Place" contest in the process. He describes what he did, the story behind the scene, and shares several additional photos.
The notes taken at the NASG BOT meeting at the 2016 NASG Convention. Also briefly mentioned are the notes of the general membership meeting.
The author shares photos he took while visiting layouts at the 2016 NASG Convention.
The author shares photos he took of Herb Cotter's layout.
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