Several people are asked about the hobby of model railroading, in this re-print article, and what they think the future of the hobby is. Included are photos of club members, the layout, and a track plan of the S-scale layout (one of two layouts).
Planning and creating the S-scale Polar Express display layout for the holiday season at the Ontario County Historical Society in Canandaigua, New York.
The author and his wife and granddaughter built a multi-gauge layout, open to visitors.
The author visited the museum as part of his trip to the NASG Convention. The museum has steam and diesel locomotives, and buses and trolleys. Several photos are included.
The director of the Kings Mountain Historical Museum describes the annual S-scale layout display that is put on with the help of the Piedmont S Gaugers club. Includes many photos of the layout.
The museum has a 9'x20' S-scale layout, and it describes the issues they have had to deal with. The article includes a couple of photos and the track plan for the display layout. More photos are available on page 34 of the PDF version of this issue.
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.
The author visits the National Museum of Transport in St. Louis. Includes several photos of equipment on the grounds.
The move and re-assembly of Sam's layout is now complete at the Tri Town Area Historical Society in Dawson, PA. Includes a couple of photos, and driving instructions to visit it while on your way to the 2017 NASG Convention.
This is a reprinted article from the Canton Observer (Detroit) describing the activities and the people who work at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan, a visit to which is planned for the 1996 NASG Convention's activities.
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