What first drew the author to model railroading was advertisements of products shown on a real layout. He wonders why more manufacturers don't do ads like that.
The author reports on what happened at the show. Includes many photos.
The author describes his new layout after down-sizing. The layout features the Stony Creek branch of the Reading. It is a walk-in style that fits in a 12'x12' space. The article describes how he built the layout, and it includes several photos.
Introduction of the passenger car interior details made available in a joint special project between the NASG and Palace Car Co.
Introduces Emory Shughart, and his whole family. Includes a few photos of Emory's A.F. layout.
The South Jersey S Gaugers moved into a mall with three layouts and were open for ten months. This is their story about building layouts in 7,000sqft of space! Includes several photos of their layouts.
The author shares a photo of himself in 1968, and tells the story of how got into model railroading.
The author makes the case for incorporating grades in your layout. Includes information about how to calculate a grade and how to deal with the vertical transitions.
Detailed notes about what happened at the NASG BOT meeting at the 2007 NASG Convention.
Detailed notes about what happened at the NASG general meeting at the 2007 NASG Convention.
After covering some general advice about track laying, the author provides a quick review of the various S-scale manufacturers that produce track products (at the time of the article's writing).
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