NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 4, Fall 1986 Articles

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President's Message

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

The politics of NASG elections.

Cuyahoga Valley's Track Joints for Portable Hi-rail Layout Sections

Page:
4
Category:
Track
Description:

Information about how the Cuyahoga Valley S Gaugers achieved their smooth track-running on their club layout at the 1986 NASG Convention.

The American Flyer Enthusiast

Page:
4
Author:
Tom Nimelli
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

A discussion of the A.F., Lionel, and American Models wheelsets for the tinplate operator.

Trade News And Views

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

The author reviews the current crop of S-scale turnouts that are available.

The NASG's Story Part 2

Page:
9
Author:
Bob Jackson
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

This issue continues the story of the NASG's formation, and its rocky start.

Kitbashing Scale Cars from Toy Bodies Part 3

Page:
12
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Freight Cars
Description:

The series continues with converting A.F. cars to scale models, by converting a quad hopper, and a wine tank car. Includes diagrams and model photos.

Minutes of the NASG Board of Trustees Meeting

Page:
15
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Notes of what happened during the NASG's BOT meeting at the 1986 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the NASG General Business Meeting

Page:
17
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Notes from the general NASG membership meeting held at the 1986 NASG Convention.

The Michigan Interchange Convention Committee Report

Page:
19
Author:
David Held
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The committee's report on the success of the 1986 NASG Convention.

Modular Standards Committee Update

Page:
20
Author:
Don DeWitt
Category:
Modules
Description:

Don takes over from Tom Hawley to manage the standards for S-scale modular railroading. The issue covered here was the electrical connectors to be used for modules.

Whyte's Classification System for Steam Locomotives

Page:
20
Author:
George Lloyd
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

The objective is for the reader to match the common name to the Whyte system's steam locomotive wheel arrangements listing. The answers were provided in the Spring 1987 issue.

Details, Details, Details

Page:
21
Author:
Lewis Renning, Jr.
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

Using a photo-copier and acetate plastic to make custom windows.

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