NASG Dispatch Volume 35, Number 2, April 2011 Articles

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OS from S Tower

Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The editor changed the title of his editorial from "Jeff's Junction" to "OS from S Tower" with this issue ("OS" stands for "On Station" indicating when a train passes a station). This editorial covers Jeff's explanation of what the NASG's BOT is responsible for.

Extra 2011 West

Page:
8
Authors:
Ed Loizeaux & Lee Johnson
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Information about the upcoming 2011 NASG Convention, which is a joint-NMRA convention.

Interpreting A B&O P1-d Pacific

Page:
10
Author:
Brooks Stover
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

The author takes an American Models 4-6-2 and details it for a B&O locomotive used for passenger railfan trips into his BC&G layout. Includes on prototype photo and many model photos indicating the details and changes he made to the model. The project also includes installing DCC and sound, and painting and weathering the model.

American Models K5 Conversion

Page:
16
Author:
Norm Hinkle
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

This article describes taking an old American Flyer K5 that had been converted to scale using Nixon parts many years ago, and updating it with taking the chassis and parts from a new American Models K4 model.

S Tracks

Page:
19
Author:
Dan Vandermause
Category:
Operations
Description:

How can we quickly communicate to guest operators of our layouts where the layout is located and what its purpose is? This article covers many ways to accomplish that. (related web page)

Calabash Terminal Update

Page:
30
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

Monte shares a few photos of an area of his modular layout that has recently received new scenery (an update to his October 2010 article in the Dispatch).

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