NASG Dispatch 2016 #6 November Articles

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Bill's Boiler Wash

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

Being thankful for what we have, upcoming NASG elections, and the facelift of the NASG web site.

Conductor's Clipboard

Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Freight Cars - Stock Cars
Description:

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.

Musings from the Beach

Page:
6
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reflects on what makes NASG Conventions so great.

Modeling a Heavy Flatcar Load

Page:
7
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Description:

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.

Build a Turkey Hauler

Page:
10
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Freight Cars - Stock Cars
Description:

The article provides photos, diagrams, prototype information, and suggestions for how to model a car that can transport live turkeys.

Hobby Brings Christmas Joy

Page:
12
Author:
Ray Nase
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

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.

Christmas at the Finger Lakes

Page:
13
Author:
Preston E. Pierce
Category:
Museums
Description:

Planning and creating the S-scale Polar Express display layout for the holiday season at the Ontario County Historical Society in Canandaigua, New York.

New on the NASG Web Site

Page:
14
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

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)

A Railroader's Christmas

Page:
15
Author:
Robert Nicholson
Category:
Railroading Stories
Description:

Christmas Eve 1965, and railroad call boys.

Gregg and Colleen Mummert's Incredible Christmas Layout

Page:
17
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

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.

Scratchbuilding 101

Page:
20
Author:
Steven Allen
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

Using pressed foam, used for artificial flower arrangements, the author builds some granite and marble quarries loads. Includes construction photos.

A Tale of Two Cities, and a lot of Boy Scouts

Page:
21
Author:
Lee McCarty
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

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.

Have You Ever Torn Down a Big Layout?

Page:
22
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

Advice about what it takes to tear down a large layout, and documenting your inventory for your loved ones and friends.

End of the Line

Page:
23
Author:
Dave Blum
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Glenn Miller passed away.

Make-and-take Clinic

Page:
24
Author:
Ken Zieska
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

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.

Greeley's Place

Page:
25
Author:
Mike Andrzejewski
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

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.

2016 Annual BOT Meeting Minutes

Page:
30
Author:
Bill Roberts
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The notes taken at the NASG BOT meeting at the 2016 NASG Convention. Also briefly mentioned are the notes of the general membership meeting.

Jay Mellon on the Layout Tour

Page:
33
Author:
Jay Mellon
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author shares photos he took while visiting layouts at the 2016 NASG Convention.

Herb Cotter's Layout

Page:
34
Author:
Paul Krause
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author shares photos he took of Herb Cotter's layout.

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