The reader is told to recruit two members into the NASG.
The author briefly describes his visit to the 2017 NASG Convention, and what the NASG BOT is planning on doing.
The editor asks for photos for next year's Christmas edition, lists previous survey results, and mentions the various services the Dispatch offers to NASG members and clubs.
Starting with an O-scale gondola, the author describes how he built one of these cars, accompanied by a handful of photos.
We need steam locomotives that fit in the 1880 through 1930 time period.
The author pleads for help in selling the NASG cars.
The author describes the things he has added, changed, or replaced on his layout since his last report in the Dispatch. Includes a couple of photos of his layout. The PDF version of this issue has extra photos on pages 33 through 35, and a track plan on page 36.
Three people won items donated by the manufacturers at the 2017 NASG Convention.
The author mentions surviving Hurricane Harvey, a reminder note about the NASG web site's shopping cart, NASG BOT members' photos are now on the web site, and the purpose of and creation of the web site's site map. In the "When Modeling..." section, the author covers 3D-printed shells. (related web page)
Several Christmas-related model train layout photos.
The author describes how he built a truss-rod flat car. Includes several drawings, and a couple of photos.
A fun board game produced by Lionel in 1988, but may be found online still.
The author identifies the issues involved in trying to promote S-scale to non-S-scale modelers.
Using grocery store meat or produce trays to model track-side retaining walls.
Harry Shade Kidd, Jr. passed away.
Reporting on the first merged show, covering S- and O-scale modeling in the Midwest. Includes three photos.
Another report on the first merged show, covering S- and O-scale modeling in the Midwest. Includes three photos.
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