A message from the president about using new products.
The executive vice-president announces that he will not be re-running for this position. The annual car project is changing. Representing the NASG locally must be coordinated. Andy Malette is now the new NASG secretary.
The author wants bridges, but didn't want to deal with grades. His layout is only 30" deep. He shares his ideas on how to model them effectively given those constraints. Includes construction photos, final photos, as well as prototype photos.
The author presents the S-scale version of the 1940s Ideal Aeroplane & Supply Company's portable layout to promote their HO-scale structures. Includes the S-scale version track plan.
The author thanks the contributors to the web site's content. The web site now has the ability to accept payments for booster ads online, new mini articles have been added, and the new S-scale's History page. The extra section is on which tunnels are available in S-scale today. (related web page)
Prototype information about tack boards. S-scale placards can be ordered from the Dispatch editor.
The author had his first locomotive converted to BlueRail's system of Bluetooth-control-via-smart-phone and a custom install of battery power. Yarmouth Models had to pull their 1937 AAR box car kit from the market, but is working on a 1929 outside-braced box car kit to be released by Ridgehill Scale Models. Continued introduction to Calgary modeler Bob Hadlow. The track plan and a photo of Bob are included.
More details and photos of what the upcoming NASG Convention has to offer, including a section on the clinics scheduled to be offered.
The author describes his 50'x18' U-shaped layout. The floor-to-ceiling scenery is reminiscent of John Allen's HO-scale layout from the 1950s. Includes several photos of the author's layout (more can be seen in the PDF online version starting on page 33).
The author built this MOW building from a spare body made by Smoky Mountain Model Works. Includes a couple of photos.
The author describes the mask he made so that he could paint the freight car wheels and not everything else.
The Union Pacific has come out with a new design for containers to make them more aerodynamic. Includes photos of the containers.
Two photos of members' layouts.
Photos taken at the Cooke's residence of their layout during a club visit.
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