The Bristol S Gauge Railroaders are starting a new approach to put together train starter sets, based on older A.F. components, to be sold to the general public at no more than $75. The idea is to get people not familiar with model railroading to get started in S-scale.
The author describes how his group (the S Team) of modelers lay their track quickly.
Review of the Airslide Hopper Car by River Raisin Models, the EMD late F3/early F7 A- and B-units by Omnicon Scale Models, and Pacific Fruit Express and Schlitz (URTX) Dry Transfers by Clover House.
The author describes how he scratchbuilt a gondola pipe load using straws, and material for the cribbing. Includes a model photo and construction diagrams.
The page shows a CAD drawing of the layout/track plan of the S-MOD modules scheduled to attend at the 1988 NASG Convention. The layout has been updated based on responses from clubs, and it is now scheduled to measure 74'x118', 468' of track.
Several pages of photos of models and layouts by Steve Hanson, John Kromhout, Dave Jasper, and Tom Lennon.
In this installment the construction commences. Includes many construction diagrams.
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