NASG Dispatch Volume 33, Number 6, December 2009 Articles

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Jeff's Junction

Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:

"If you sell S, you need to promote S!", is the editor's opinion, reflecting on how vendors and manufacturers might want to interact with their customer base at train shows.

2010 NASG National Convention

Page:
9
Author:
Steve Doyle
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

More details about the 2010 NASG Convention, including what can be done before and after the show.

DCC Installation of a Smoke Unit and Lighting in an American Models Wood-sided Caboose

Page:
11
Author:
Al Castellani
Category:
Cabooses
Description:

This brief article describes the process the author went through and includes several construction photos.

The Central Jersey "Get-together"

Page:
12
Author:
Bill Fraley
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

This annual event made the author reflect on the first one he attended and some of the highlights over the years. Includes photos of significant events at some of the shows.

Fall S Fest Report

Page:
14
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A brief review of the show and some photos.

Twin Quads?

Page:
15
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Description:

The author describes how he detailed two American Models 4-bay offset-side hoppers, including removable loads. One was modeled after a B&O and another after a C&O hopper. Includes several photos of the completed models.

Atlas O Scale Control/Signal Tower Conversion to S Scale

Page:
21
Author:
Bill Fraley
Category:
Structures
Description:

Despite the kit definitely being intended for O-scale, the author still managed to make it into a reasonable model for S.

Straight & Narrow

Page:
22
Author:
David Heine
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

This article is a brief review of the 2009 National Narrow Gauge Convention in Colorado Springs, CO.

S Tracks

Page:
24
Author:
Sam Powell
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

Stress is a killer, and model railroading, in moderation, can be the cure, or so the author proposes.

Tired Wheels

Page:
26
Author:
Barrand Pazan
Category:
Automobiles
Description:

Using a Miasto toy diecast Allstar cab-over transport truck, the author made several prototypically-accurate models.

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