NASG Dispatch 2018 #3 May Articles

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President's Message

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

Another message about how badly NASG members behave, and the great divide of scale vs. hi-rail.

Musings from the Beach

Page:
2
Author:
Monte Heppe
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

The author reports on the World's Greatest Hobby show in Charlotte, North Carolina.

2018 NASG National Convention

Page:
4
Author:
unaccredited
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

More details and photos of what the upcoming NASG Convention has to offer, covering prototype tours, and layout tours.

Make Your Own Rerailer

Page:
7
Author:
Peter Vanvliet
Category:
Tools
Description:

The author shows how he built his own re-railer, since none are commercially available for S-scale equipment.

Join a Non-S Club or Group

Page:
10
Author:
Jeff Madden
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Description:

If there are no S-scale clubs in your area, joining a club that focuses on a different scale might still help you learn how to build benchwork, lay track, create scenery, etc. These skills transfer to S just fine.

Build a Barber Shop

Page:
11
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Description:

The drawing and photo is of the barber shop in Fountain, Michigan. The author then describes how he built his in S-scale. Has one model photo, one prototype photo, scaled drawings, and scale colored signs. More photos are available on page 33 of the online PDF version of this magazine.

American Flyer Switch Modifications

Page:
13
Authors:
David Avedesian & Kyle Russell
Category:
American Flyer
Description:

The authors show several modifications that they make to A.C. Gilbert AF turnouts.

Jim Martin's Port Dover Branch

Page:
24
Author:
Jim Martin
Category:
Layouts - S
Description:

The author shares the formal track plan drawing of his home layout, and how he builds his scenery.

Tired Iron: 1965 Pickups

Page:
28
Author:
Ted Larson
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Description:

The author shares four 1965 pickup models that are available in S-scale.

George Richard "Dick" Cataldi

Page:
34
Author:
various authors
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:

Dick Cataldi recently passed away. He was very instrumental in the early development of the NASG, and came up with several ideas that the organization still uses today.

Can You Help Solve This Mystery?

Page:
35
Author:
Will Holt
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

An attendee of a local show shares two photos of his steam locomotives that he cannot identify.

World's Greatest Hobby in Houston

Page:
36
Author:
Don Hand
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:

A few photos of the NASG booth at the 2018 WGH show.

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