The S Gaugian magazine is 55 years old this year. Don Heimburger started it in 1962 when he was 14!
Are we are railfan first or a model railroader? The author shares his life's experiences.
Photos and a brief description of each of the 5 people that were elected for this year's NASG BOT election.
The author visits the Yukon and Alaska, and shares a photo of a building that could be modeled. He also describes his trip on the 3-foot narrow-gauge White Pass & Yukon Railroad.
The author shares a couple of examples of upgrading older S-scale models with Kadee couplers.
The NASG librarian proposes his future plans for the Mobley Library.
The author defines the difference between a "project" and a "program". He then encourages people to get involved in the NASG.
The NMRA has two exhibits planned, and they have received the funding in California.
The NASG booth at the WGH show, sharing a couple of photos from recent shows.
The author reports on the event. Several people contributed photos to the article.
A description of the contests, and photos of the winning models.
Notes about the 2017 NASG BOT meeting. The rest of this article is really a continuation of the report started on page 17.
A report of the vendors at the NASG Convention, along with photos of several of them or their products.
Added the Freight Car Loads listing to the NASG web site's "Product Gallery" section. Also added were a complete listing of the W.A. Drake cars, and Dave Heine's article about using battery power to model wooden rails on this layout. The rest of the article covers how S-scale modelers can find each other online, an update on the last issue's When Modeling... Turntables, and this issue's When Modeling... Boats. (related web page)
The author describes how he models a tent.
Using some common household items, the author builds a water tank. Includes many construction photos as well as prototype photos.
Well-known S-scale modeler Bill Fraley passes away.
The author shares a collection of prototype signs that offer a bit of humor.
In the 1880s you bought a good-quality watch at a train station!
A series of photo essays are featured in the PDF version of this issue, including Washington & Old Dominion S Gauge Club, Golden Gate American Flyer Club, Rocky Mountain Hi-Railers, a visit to the Steam into History (a non-profit Civil War-themed heritage railroad), a visit to the B&O Railroad Museum, a visit to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Ed Sauers layout, some of the Greeley's Contest entries, the South Jersey S Gaugers layout, and the North Penn S-Gauge club.
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