NASG Dispatch Volume 36, Number 6, December 2012 Articles

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OS from S Tower

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

The author answers the question, "Why do I like the oddball scale S?" (having switched from many years in HO-scale).

Building An Amusement Park Band Shell

Page:
8
Author:
Glenn Miller
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Description:

The author tried to duplicate the band shell he remembered from Hershey Park, PA some 50 years ago.

S Tracks

Page:
10
Author:
Sam Powell
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author makes the case for associating with model railroaders that are not into S-scale, such as the local NMRA, other conventions, etc., especially after one retires.

This Time It's 'S' Part V

Page:
12
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:

The author continues his updates on his Elk & Gauley layout, with completing a loop of track to run trains, and installing various bridges.

The NASG American Flyer Car Project Part VIII

Page:
14
Author:
Doug Peck
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

This installment covers the 2004 through 2008 NASG A.F. Commemorative Car projects, because they represented an entire GE work train, culminating into the 2008 Baldwin switcher engine (the only locomotive ever produced in this project). Includes photos of each piece.

Milwaukee Trainfest 2012

Page:
17
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Photos taken at the show, as well as at local layouts that were open for tours.

Fall 'S' Fest Report

Page:
19
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The 37th annual Fall S Fest was held in the Milwaukee area and hosted by the Badgerland S Gaugers, with about 400-500 people attending. The show report includes photos taken at the event.

Last Run

Page:
20
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Well-known S-scale modelers Bob Jackson, Jack Sudimak, Dave Netherton, and Tom Doherty all pass away.

Freight Depot

Page:
22
Author:
W.F. Riggle
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:

A one-page scale drawing of a small freight depot as found on the Port Louis & Northern team track.

Short & Easy

Page:
27
Author:
Richard Churchill
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:

The author describes how he built a diamond smokestack for his Franklin old-time A.F. locomotive.

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