NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 3, Summer 1987 Articles

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Announcements

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5
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The creation of the Tony Perles award. 1987 NASG election results.

50th Anniversary of S Observations

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6
Author:
Bob Jackson
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The author summarizes the 1987 NASG Convention, celebrating 50 years of S-scale, and the 25th anniversary of the S Gaugian magazine. Apparently Ed Packard was there, who introduced the first commercial S-scale products via Cleveland Designs' C-D, including showing some of the turned-wooden models.

50th Anniversary of S Business Meeting

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7
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Details about what transpired at the annual membership meeting at the 1987 NASG Convention.

50th Anniversary of S Contests Winners

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9
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

A listing of all of the contests winners at the 1987 NASG Convention. Photos of the models are shown starting on page 12.

The South Pacific Coast Railroad

Page:
10
Author:
Don Seeburger
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The layout is a collection of modules that form a double-oval loop with a very large yard in the center of the loops, for the purpose of being able to make-up and break-down trains to run on the loops. Stairs to the attic enter into the center of the layout. Includes photos and a track plan.

Short & Easy

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14
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:

The author builds a loading ramp for fork lifts at the loading ramp. Includes a model photo and a diagram.

"87 for 87"

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18
Author:
Don Woods
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

A reprint of an article about trying to come up with 87 new ideas using AF-based products (only 8 are listed).

Reflections

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20
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Description:

Having left the East coast in 1964 to move to the West coast, the author's visit to the east has him noticing everything that once was is no more.

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