NASG Dispatch 2019 #1 January Articles

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President's Message

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

The president encourages all to come to the 2019 NASG Convention. He announced that the Board of Trustees are reviewing the NASG's By-Laws.

The Conductor's Clipboard

Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Description:

The editor indicates how you can ship CDs with article content to him cheaply. He also asks the readers for "how-to" style articles for the Dispatch.

To Loop or Not

Page:
7
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Layout Design
Description:

The author asks whether or not your layout should be a loop of some kind?

Roger Jensen's 0-6-0 Project

Page:
8
Author:
Roger Jensen
Category:
Locomotives - 2-6-0
Description:

Using the January 2015 Dispatch article to Bob Stelmach as a guide, the author describes how he converted a Bachmann On30 2-6-0 to an S-scale 0-6-0. Includes prototype and model photos.

Product Review:Corn Loads

Page:
9
Author:
Steve Monson
Category:
Product Review
Description:

The author reviews the corn load made by Lenny and Rita Leier (available via eBay).

A Founder's View of the NASG

Page:
10
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

Dick Karnes is the last remaining original founders of the NASG organization. In this article he reflects on how the organization was formed, and how it has grown over the years. Includes a photo of his original membership card!

News from the North

Page:
12
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

The author reports on S-scale activities happening in Canada. He covers the annual CanAm Social he organizes. The majority of the article is about the ten things the author thinks one should consider for a traveling modular layout. Includes photos taken at the 2018 NASG Convention where the S Scale Workshop's modular layout was displayed.

About Rail-Scale-Models

Page:
14
Author:
Jim Kellow
Category:
Product Review
Description:

The author offers some thoughts on the Rail Scale Models product line for S-scale modelers.

The MoiraValley Railway

Page:
15
Author:
Paul Raham
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author provides a brief description of his home layout, and includes several photos and the layout's track plan of both levels.

Lessons Learned

Page:
19
Author:
Brooks Stover
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:

The author asked several modelers about what they consider to be top lessons learned in their decades of modeling, and he summarizes them in this article. Includes photos of the layouts built by these modelers.

It Pays to Accessorize

Page:
24
Author:
Chip Kessler
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

The author covers adding animated accessories to his layout.

Battery Power

Page:
30
Author:
Brian Walsh
Category:
Electronics
Description:

The author describes his efforts into getting into battery-powered S-scale locomotives. It includes an interior photo of his S-Helper Service NW2 converted.

Fall S Fest 2018

Page:
35
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author briefly reports on this event. Includes several photos taken there. This article is only available in the online PDF version of the issue.

West Michigan S Gaugers

Page:
36
Author:
Andy Self
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

A brief description and several photos of this club's layout. This article is only available in the online PDF version of the issue.

Baltimore Area American Flyer Club

Page:
37
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

A brief description and several photos of this club's layout. This article is only available in the online PDF version of the issue.

Flyer Fest West

Page:
38
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A report about this event, and several photos taken there. This article is only available in the online PDF version of the issue.

Miami Valley S Gaugers

Page:
39
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

A brief description and several photos of this club's layout. This article is only available in the online PDF version of the issue.

Rocky Mountain Hi-Railers

Page:
40
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Clubs
Description:

A brief description and several photos of this club's layout. This article is only available in the online PDF version of the issue.

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