Consider designing in operations into the continuously-circling trains on a club's modular layout at a train show.
The times and events taking place at the 1996 NASG Convention.
The reader is to identify the prototype depots shown in the 6 photos.
The author describes corner modules that can handle large equipment, and designing a set-up that doesn't require an odd spacer module with doing L-shaped set-ups.
The author describes how he used a diode to have a DC locomotive run on half-wave AC output from a Lionel transformer. The article also covers full-wave (bridge rectifier) usage with AF steam locomotives, and converting AC AF locomotives to DC.
The Lehigh Valley S Gaugers meet in April to reveal each member's "secret project". Several months earlier the members of the club indicate what they intend to reveal in April, and the entries are sealed in an envelope. Members with no, or incomplete, projects have to pay a penalty fee. At the April meeting the projects are judged and prices are awarded to the top three entries. The project keeps the members building. Photos of the efforts are shown in the article.
The author describes the modules he built for an S-scale display layout to take to local shows where no S-scale layouts were being set up. Includes photos and a track plan.
A scale diagram showing the Plastruct-designed gravel loading structure.
Introduction to NASG president Alan Evans.
The story of Bernie Thomas, and how the award came about.
The story of how members of the Badgerland S Gaugers made it to the NMRA convention in Madison, Wisconsin.
The author describes how he built his Sn3 Heisler, by converting an IHC HO standard-gauge Heisler. There is a sidebar to includes the remaining text from the previous issue's article that got chopped off.
The author describes how to cut an HO-scale Rix Rail-it down the middle length-wise and rebuild it as an S-scale rerailer.
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