Getting enough seed money to make an S-scale project a "go".
The author delves into the question, which of the available 1:64 pickup models are actually 1:64? He specifically covers the 1956 Ford and the 1950 Chevy. Dimensions and photos are included. This also contains an addendum to the Hartoy AHL listing of February 1999 issue's article.
More details about the 2001 NASG Convention. Includes prototype and layout photos of those who are to be on the tours.
The author tells a "prototype story" of how his personal layout was sold to the W&OD club, and how he is taking a break from model railroading.
The author describes the extensive remodeling work he did to create a 600 sqft space for his second S-scale layout (several photos included). He recounts how re-using old layout sections appeared to be false-economy. The article goes on to describe how he built this second layout, and preparing for a move in a couple of years again.
Step-by-step instructions, a final-model photo, and drawings are included in this article about how to make the S-scale version.
The author shares his expanded version of his layout, now measuring 5'x18'. Includes a track plan and a photo.
Narrow-gauge lines kept their rolling stock lettering to a minimum to save on money. Also covered are the possibility of kitbashing an HO-scale Bachmann Shay, and how an On30 Bachmann engine might be better suited for S-scale standard-gauge as a kitbash.
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