NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 2, Spring 1986 Articles

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President's Message

Page:
2
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The various ways in which the non-S organizations and magazines are acknowledging S-scale efforts, and new companies and products that are flowing into S-scale.

A Mack "Bulldog" Coal Delivery Truck in S Scale

Page:
6
Author:
Don Thompson
Category:
Automobiles
Description:

The author describes how to convert a Matchbox "Models of Yesteryear" series is No. Y3O, a 1920 Model AC Mack, to a local coal-delivery truck (made from 1916 through 1936). Includes scale diagrams and two model photos.

Short & Easy

Page:
8
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Description:

This article covers the construction of a scratchbuilt motorized cart, such as found on freight stations. Includes a model photo, and construction diagrams for the individual parts.

Trade News And Views

Page:
9
Author:
Don Thompson
Category:
Track
Description:

Since there are now other magazines reporting on S-scale's new products, the author has decided to change his product-announcement column to one that reviews currently-available products, with this column covering S-scale track products.

Kitbashing Scale Cars from Toy Bodies Part 2

Page:
11
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Description:

Taking A.C. Gilbert American Flyer gondola bodies and converting them into credible "scale" models. Includes model photos and cut diagrams. Also covered is the 42-foot hydracushion box car.

The Oldest "S" Gauge Modular Layout

Page:
14
Author:
Lee Johnson
Category:
Modules
Description:

The author, at the time being a member of the Delaware Valley S Gaugers, describes how the club decided to build modules to form a layout back in 1972 in time for the 1973 NASG Convention. This article covers their construction techniques, how they handled the modules' borders, and includes many photos. In 1979 he moved to San Francisco, and the modules are now part of the Bay Area S Scalers club display layout.

Business Matters of the National Association of S Gaugers, Inc.

Page:
21
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

NASG Constitution amendments, BOT meeting results, and 1985 election results.

Details, Details, Details

Page:
23
Author:
Lewis Renning, Jr.
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Description:

Ideas for things to model that still remain from days-gone-by, such as hitching posts, abandoned rail in the street, old building foundations, etc.

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