A review of the past number of years of NASG Dispatch articles seems to indicate that the focus has been on "scale" modeling with little coverage for the A.F. enthusiast. To change that, Tom Nimelli has been appointed the Chairman of the American Flyer Enthusiast Committee.
Dick starts off as the editor of this Dispatch with this issue.
Information about the current NASG track standard. Includes a listing of track and brass models that comply with that standard.
The latest update of the Committee.
This article introduces the NASG's next brass car project, the American Car & Foundry's 8000-gallon tank car, to be produced in 5 different versions, built by Ajin of Korea, and to be imported by Overland Models. Scale drawings appear on page 7.
A visit of Don Harper's Sn3 freelanced-style layout based on Colorado prototypes. The two-level layout measures 13'x20', which was an HO-scale layout prior to 1981. The article includes many photos of the layout.
The author describes how he scratchbuilt a capstan-style car puller, used for moving cars on a siding without the use of motive power. Includes drawings.
An introduction of this new column in the Dispatch.
Adding details to the American Models' FP7 sideframes.
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