NASG Dispatch Volume 08, Number 4, Fall 1985 Articles

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President's Message

Page:
2
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

A review of the past number of years of NASG Dispatch articles seems to indicate that the focus has been on "scale" modeling with little coverage for the A.F. enthusiast. To change that, Tom Nimelli has been appointed the Chairman of the American Flyer Enthusiast Committee.

Editorial

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2
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Dick starts off as the editor of this Dispatch with this issue.

NASG Trackwork and Wheel Standard

Page:
4
Author:
Don Thompson
Category:
Track
Description:

Information about the current NASG track standard. Includes a listing of track and brass models that comply with that standard.

Promotions Committee Update

Page:
5
Author:
Don Thompson
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The latest update of the Committee.

The ACF 8000 Gallon Tank Car

Page:
6
Author:
Mike Ferraro
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Description:

This article introduces the NASG's next brass car project, the American Car & Foundry's 8000-gallon tank car, to be produced in 5 different versions, built by Ajin of Korea, and to be imported by Overland Models. Scale drawings appear on page 7.

The Harper Valley Railroad

Page:
8
Author:
Bob Jackson
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

A visit of Don Harper's Sn3 freelanced-style layout based on Colorado prototypes. The two-level layout measures 13'x20', which was an HO-scale layout prior to 1981. The article includes many photos of the layout.

Short 'n' Easy

Page:
11
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Description:

The author describes how he scratchbuilt a capstan-style car puller, used for moving cars on a siding without the use of motive power. Includes drawings.

The American Flyer Enthusiast

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12
Author:
Tom Nimelli
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

An introduction of this new column in the Dispatch.

Improved Blomberg Sideframes

Page:
13
Author:
Stan Stokrocki
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:

Adding details to the American Models' FP7 sideframes.

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