My Library - Magazine Articles By Bill Fraley

Atlas O Scale Control/Signal Tower Conversion to S Scale

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 33, Number 6, December 2009
Page:
21
Category:
Structures
Scale:
S
Description:
Despite the kit definitely being intended for O-scale, the author still managed to make it into a reasonable model for S.

Last Run Russ Downs

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 34, Number 2, February 2010
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
An ode to Russ Downs and what he did for the hobby.

Last Run: Stan Furmanak

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 34, Number 6, December 2010
Page:
27
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
Bill describes Stan's involvement in the hobby.

Meet an S Gauger

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 28, Number 6, December 2004
Page:
10
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
Bill briefly introduces Bob Werre, with a couple of photos of Bob's studio where he was busy photographing SHS products.

Meet an S Gauger

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 29, Number 3, June 2005
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
Bill introduces Tom Robichaud who is a member of the Bristol S Gauge Club.

Meet an S Gauger

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 30, Number 6, December 2006
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
The author introduces Roy Hoffman, how he got started in the hobby, and his current Penn Western "scale" layout.

Meet an S Gauger

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 35, Number 1, February 2011
Page:
20
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
Bill introduces Cliff Brown who models the Lehigh Valley.

Secret Project Month April 2011

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 35, Number 3, June 2011
Page:
13
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
Bill explains the "Secret Project Month" concept started in their local club in the 1960s. He describes what he had to do to hold the meeting at his house, and the results of this year's Secret Project contest. Includes photos taken at the meeting, as well as photos of this year's models.

The Central Jersey "Get-together"

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 33, Number 6, December 2009
Page:
12
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
This annual event made the author reflect on the first one he attended and some of the highlights over the years. Includes photos of significant events at some of the shows.

Trees - Cheaper

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 2, April 1990
Page:
19
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Scale:
S
Description:
Using the stranded-wire technique, the author describes how he built new trees to improve upon the ones he had previously built. Includes several photos.

Trees Cheap

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 4, August 1989
Page:
10
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Scale:
S
Description:
Using left-over Christmas decorations to serve as the basis for S-scale trees. Includes construction photos.