NASG Dispatch 2018 #6 November Articles

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President's Message

Page:
2
Author:
Will Holt
Category:
Model Railroad Terminology
Description:

Another recruitment message for both S and the NASG.

NASG at the National Train Show

Page:
2
Author:
Will Holt
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

At the NTS show put on with the NMRA, the NASG had a booth at the August 2018 show.

Musings from the Beach

Page:
4
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Description:

Using the refactory loads available from the NASG.

NASG Elections and Our Future

Page:
6
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

The author mentions the addition of a dedicated page to the NASG web site related to NASG elections, and also covers how to nominate yourself for one of the NASG board positions,

The Wonderful American Flyer Sawmill

Page:
8
Author:
Steve Monson
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

The author describes his desire to own one of these since being a young boy, but he finally had a chance to buy one. He describes the workings of the accessory in this article, accompanied by several photos.

Hobby Shop Nostalgia

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10
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Retailers
Description:

The author shares how a hobby shop got him into the hobby of model railroading.

Tankcar Fuel Facility

Page:
12
Author:
Randy Griggs
Category:
Industries
Description:

The author describes how he used two old American Flyer tank car bodies to build two fueling facilities.

Getting the Younger Generation Interested

Page:
14
Author:
Gary Brown
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

The author discovered that his grandson likes to push the train around the track himself, so he removed the motor from a AF engine, so that his grandson can push the train himself.

Kids are All Aboard

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15
Author:
George C. Konder
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Trains can now be found in libraries, to help them draw people to their facilities.

When Modeling... Ballast

Page:
19
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Track
Description:

Available resources for S-scale modelers who want to apply ballast to their track.

Modeling with Cardstock

Page:
20
Author:
Jim Kellow
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

Building models using cardstock.

Michael Byle's Trash Bash

Page:
24
Author:
Michael Byle
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

The author won the Craftsman Class, Steam Locomotive category at the 2018 NASG Convention with his PRR 4-6-2 model. He describes how he built his model in this photo essay.

or what I call Scrap Building

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25
Author:
Michael Byle
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:

The author also won 2nd place at the 2018 NASG Convention with his NYC short-caboose. He describes how he built it.

Super Eight Modular Layout

Page:
28
Author:
Jack Ruth
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

Photos and a description of the Atlantic Coast S Gaugers - Carolinas Division's Super Eight portable layout.

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