Members running for certain positions for the upcoming NASG elections are showcased.
Details about the NASG's dues increases.
Reports and photos from the Northern Ohio S Scalers', the Pequea Valley Model Railroaders', and a few others' recent meetings.
A one-page photo essay of the New Orleans group's layout set up at the 2015 NASG Convention.
John Bortz passed away on September 14, 2013 at the age of 94. Includes two photos of him.
Reporting about Lee Johnson and Thorin Marty passing away.
Sam Powell and Jim Lyle have passed away.
David Daniels and Tom Riddle pass away.
Noted are the passing of David Felmley and David Tanner.
Well-known S-scale modeler Bill Fraley passes away.
Harry Shade Kidd, Jr. passed away.
Noted are the passing of Jake Jacobsen and Gene Metzgar (owner of Ye Olde Huff 'N Puff).
Frank Titman passed away in January 2015. He created Lehigh Valley Models, a kit manufacturing business, and had a fantastic S-scale layout. Many of his other accomplishments are listed in this article, along with feedback from several modelers, and photos of him and his layout.
Dick Cataldi recently passed away. He was very instrumental in the early development of the NASG, and came up with several ideas that the organization still uses today.
This year's contest was converting an American Flyer caboose into a not-caboose model. The contest entries are shown on a one-page photo essay.
Several Christmas-related model train layout photos.
This is an interview-style article conversing with Ron Bashista owner of the S-scale-only American Models company. Includes photos of their products, and some behind-the-scenes images. More photos are found on page 43 (online PDF file only).
Walt Danylak passed away in September 2005.
The NASG's found, Claud Wade, passed away at the age of 84. Several people comment in this article and a few photos of Claud and his models are included.
Vic Cherven, Sr passed away on May 27, 2013. Bill Fuhrman passed away on April 15, 2013. Photos of both included.
Howie was a LIRR fireman and an S-scale modeler. Includes several photos.
Various comments about Russ' passing on August 31, 2001.
A photo essay of local layouts open during the 2001 NASG Convention.
Some photos of layouts that were open during the 2000 NASG Convention, including Bill Roberts' (includes a track plan of his layout), Don Harper's, Steve Anderson's, Jim Sweeney's, Ed Loizeaux', David Butterfield's, and a track plan of Lee Johnson's portable layout.
Various photos of area layouts open during the 1999 NASG Convention.
(only available in the online version) Comments sent to the editor.
Various brief reports about the first (and only) regional NASG convention. Only 43 people registered, but there were lots of activities. Also includes a report from the NMRA's National Train Show and the S-scale vendors that were there.
Reviewed are Diesel Horn Sound Generator by CVP Products, and the General Motors 1950s Bus by Hoquat Hobbies (includes a photo of the model).
Reviewed are the GP9 by American Models, and the Fifty-Foot Single-Door Boxcar Kit by Pacific Rail Shops.
Reviewed are the New York Central Heavyweight Passenger Cars by South Wind Models, and the PRR M-l/M-la 4-8-2 by Omnicon Scale Models.
A series of photo essays are featured in the PDF version of this issue, including Washington & Old Dominion S Gauge Club, Golden Gate American Flyer Club, Rocky Mountain Hi-Railers, a visit to the Steam into History (a non-profit Civil War-themed heritage railroad), a visit to the B&O Railroad Museum, a visit to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Ed Sauers layout, some of the Greeley's Contest entries, the South Jersey S Gaugers layout, and the North Penn S-Gauge club.
One covers converting an AF flat car to piggy-back service. The other describes how to convert a Plasticville signal bridge to S-scale.
Topics covered are, how to fix American Models hoppers that have a stripped truck mounting hole, using acrylic paints, re-gauging American Models wheelsets, items from other scales that fit S-scale just fine,
This column lists various farm and construction equipment that is available for or usable in S-scale, scale detailing parts at Walmart, and automobiles by Racing Champions.
Covered are, how to mount couplers onto American Models box cars and reefers, and how to connect the AF semaphores to turnouts to prevent their coils from being burned out.
This column covers modifying American Model's turnouts to work with scale equipment, detailing AM NP box cars, resolving a short in the Omnicon MP 2-8-0.
Installing the Micro Liting kit from GRS into an Ertl vehicle. Using Eshleman's closed-frog turnouts. 1/64th scale NASCAR Racing Team semis at K-Mart.
Using automotive choke cables to control turnouts.
Photos of the NASG booth at the NMRA annual show, and Rocky Mountain Hirailers club's layout at a local show.
Photos by members of the S Scale Model Railway Society in the U.K. Includes two track plans of the club's members layouts.
A few photos of the layouts open at the 2010 NASG Convention, and from the Sn3 Symposium in Houston, Texas.
In additional to layout photos by Dick Karnes, Ron West, and Jeff Madden, a group photo of the Pequea Valley Model Railroaders and Baltimore Area American Flyer Club members visiting is shown.
The owner of the Shelburne Museum in Vermont was a friend of A.C.Gilbert. Gilbert built an American Flyer layout at the museum in 1954, but it was retired in 1970. The authors all got together and built a new AF layout for the museum. Includes photos and a track plan.
Photos of the winners of contests at the 2013 NASG Convention. More photos are found on page 20 and 21.
This is the club that is organizing the 1991 NASG Convention, so this article covers the history of the club, and their involvement with the NESGA (pre-cursor to the NASG), and much more. Includes several photos of club members.
Various photos of Milwaukee Road equipment in honor of this year's Convention location.
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