The author mentions the upcoming Convention, the upcoming election, the aging of the people involved in the NASG committees, some rant-n-raves,
Changes to web site addresses, the inclusion of the Dispatch advertisers listing on the "S Resources" page of the NASG web site, and the new feature of additional pages to the Dispatch issue when you download the PDF version, starting this this issue.
The author introduces the owner of RSLaserKits, showing some of their S-scale kits, and photos of their facilities and owner. Page 34 has a collection of photos that show the parts that make up the company's pickle car.
The author proposes six ways to model railroading history, listing the positives and the negatives of modeling each, and how it might appeal to people new to model railroading or new to S-scale.
The author relates his trip to Florida to attend this event, and what all happened there. Includes two pages of photos.
The author describes how he scratchbuilt a freight house from the window blind slat! Includes design diagrams, and construction and final photos.
More details about the upcoming Convention, covering local layouts, model contests, clinics, registration, the hotel, and the event's schedule.
A description of the author's 17'x4'6" A.F.-based layout. Includes a track plan and several photos. The layout was dismantled in 2004.
Dealing with false spam e-mails, a reminder of how the online shopping works, how to obtain the latest membership application forms, keeping your NASG membership records updated, web site membership renewals, the new rolling stock trucks section in the Product Gallery section. (related web page)
A report of the NASG booths at the WGH shows attended in 2016. The article concludes with a strong negative comment about perceived support for the NASG booths.
The author reviews The Electric Railroad Co's Sound Converter.
The author converts an HO-scale Life-Like "Supply House" kit into an S-scale model. Includes several photos of the finished model.
The author briefly reports on what the Coastal Carolina Trainfest is all about and how he promoted S-scale at the event. Includes one photo of the author's set-up.
The author describes how he converted a Lionel O-scale UP 9020 yellow flat car to S-scale.
The author suggests ways in which we can have the audience participate in the operations of our club layouts at train shows.
Remembering Wally Collins, one of S-scale's pioneers.
The author finds an old A.F. tank car in a junk sale, and repaints it for "Soylent Green".
The author was given a collection of slides owned by the Chuck Porter, which he shares on this page.
A photo essay of the Badgerland S Gaugers club set up at the NMRA Mad City show in Madison, Wisconsin.
The author has a 30'x60' O-scale layout, but he uses a lot of A.C. Gilbert American Flyer accessories, some of which are photographed.
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