NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 3, August 1988 Articles

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Editorial

Page:
4
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Description:

A photo tour to Spokane, WA, and this is the first Dispatch issue with a theme: tracklaying.

President's Message

Page:
4
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The NASG is more united, as the Badgerland S Gaugers are trying include the "scalers" to the Fall S Fest, and Don Thompson heads up the Lionel/AF annual project car, and others' efforts at trying to unify AF, hi-rail, and scale modelers with the S community.

Reviewer's Workbench

Page:
7
Author:
unknown
Category:
Product Review
Description:

Review of the HOMA-BED Homasote Roadbed by BO Manufacturing, and the Central of Georgia/Southern Ry. FR-3 Pulpwood Car by SouthWind Models.

Short & Easy

Page:
9
Author:
Kent Singer
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Description:

A brief article for how to scratchbuild a 6-foot wide seating bench, commonly found at train stations, parks, or backyards. Includes one model photo and construction diagrams.

An Idea of Split Level

Page:
10
Author:
Silas Kayle
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

The idea is for a 45-degree wedges between two back-to-back layout levels. Includes a diagram to show the concept.

Rail Joiners

Page:
11
Author:
Silas Kayle
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

History and more detailed information about the State Line S Gaugers located in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Illinois Railroad Relocates to Pacific Northwest

Page:
13
Author:
Tom Hopman
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author describes the American Flyer-based layout, how it has its roots in the artist's drawing of the A.C. Gilbert AF catalog from 1950. Having built the layout in a modular fashion, the author was able to move it to a new city. Includes several photos of the layout after the move.

Track Construction The Rutland Way

Page:
16
Author:
unknown
Category:
Track
Description:

This long article covers track laying from beginning to end. Includes prototype photos of turnouts (close-up), and a turnout detailing diagram.

Electric Substation Part 3

Page:
24
Author:
Steven Myers
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

The series concludes with the construction of the many details that need to be added to building. Includes construction diagrams, and close-up photos, as well as a parts list.

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