The author adds some of his items to a Christmas-in-July wish-list.
More information about the 2008 NASG Convention in Lowell, MA, covering all the layouts open, and clinics. Includes several layout photos.
Introduces John Degnan. Includes a photo of him and Jim King (Smoky Mountain Modelworks).
Re-introduces the Chervens, namely father Vic Cherven, Sr and Vic Cherven, Jr. This article provides a complete history of the father-and-son team, and the various layouts that they built over the years, including the current one that measures 40'x65'. Includes many photos.
The author shares his opinion about building kits by various manufacturers.
Brooks Stover, Gaylord Gill, and Dave Held each had their layouts open for an operating session at each layout over a Friday and Saturday in April 2008 to local S-scale modelers and a group from Minnesota. Includes several photos of the layouts and the group of operators.
Using AF trucks, the author describes how he built logging spine cars that are permanently coupled. Includes photos.
Erv Rahr sent in his proposed track plan, and Jeff offers his design ideas to improve the plan.
A group of North Carolina and Tennessee S-scale modelers get together for a day to discuss the idea of becoming a club. An S-scale modular layout was set up and clinics were offered. Thirty people attended. Includes several photos of attendees.
A report and photos of the events that took place at this event.
A preview of what can be expected at this year's Fall S Fest.
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