My Library - Magazine Articles By Bob Werre

A Last Look... The Plateau Railway

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #5 October
Page:
18
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shares his experience of visiting Len Giovannoli's layout, and several photos of the layout.

A Photo Visit to The Twin Cities

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1988 #2 June
Page:
14
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
Several pages of photos of models and layouts by Steve Hanson, John Kromhout, Dave Jasper, and Tom Lennon.

Astro Rail '89 - Report from Houston

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #5 October
Page:
16
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The NMRA's Astro Rail 1989 convention in Houston, Texas saw the first public showing of the Houston S Gaugers' modular club layout. The NMRA even offered an S-scale convention car.

Contest Winners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #5 October
Page:
7
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
Photos and a brief description of the models at the 1994 NASG Convention.

Contest Winners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2004 #5 October
Page:
16
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
Photos of some of the contest-winning models.

Contest Winners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2009 #5 October
Page:
17
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
Bob shows photos of the models that won contests at the 2009 NASG Convention.

Contest Winners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2010 #5 October
Page:
21
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
Photos of the contest winners' models at the 2010 NASG Convention.

Houston S Gaugers

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1982 #2 March
Page:
9
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
Along with two photos on the cover of this issue, the Houston S Gaugers are also featured on this page with a group photo and a photo of Jack Troxell's engine facility on his Houston and Gulf Coast layout.

In S scale General Electric's 5,000 hp U50B

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2004-01/02
Page:
34
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
John Tilts' model was built from brass stock, with which he was awarded 1st Place in the Master Craftsman category model contest at the St. Paul, Minnesota NASG Convention in 1999.

Installing DCC Decoders in American Models Diesels

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2012 Summer
Page:
13
Category:
DCC
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he makes a flat space in the diesel engines onto which to mount the decoder.

Milwaukee Road - Circa 1959

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #1 February
Page:
17
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
A couple of photos of Bob's layout.

Model Photography Part 1

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #2 April
Page:
9
Category:
Photography & Videography
Scale:
S
Description:
This is the first of a series on how to do quality model photography, ready for the print press. It covers the equipment needed. Several set-ups are shown in the accompanying photos.

Model Photography Part 2

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #3 June
Page:
22
Category:
Photography & Videography
Scale:
S
Description:
This installment covers how to select your film, lighting, and equipment setup.

NASG 2007 Contest Models

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2007 #5 October
Page:
18
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
Photos of some of the contest models found at the 2007 NASG Convention in Baltimore, MD.

On The Road Again

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #3 June
Page:
18
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shows how he packs his equipment for train shows.

Project Alco

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2007 #2 April
Page:
20
Category:
Locomotives - RS-3
Scale:
S
Description:
The Alco Models' RS-3 and other engines can start to develop serious problems over time. The author suggest replacing the chassis with Railmaster Export's North Yard chassis. Includes many construction photos.

Rich Sorensen's Wabash Valley R.R.

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-04
Page:
42
Category:
Layouts - HO - Large
Scale:
HO
Description:
The 38' by 30' layout spread over four rooms in Rich's basement models the eastern mountains in West Virginia.

Rolling Stock Gilbert Could Have Made, But Didn't...

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2001-03/04
Page:
25
Category:
Freight Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
A hypothetical set of freight cars that A.C. Gilbert didn't make. Includes models by Gary Ippolito and Jerry Poniatowski.

S Scale Layout for the 1989 NMRA Nation Convention Houston, Texas

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #2 April
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A couple of photos of the Houston S Gaugers' modular club layout under construction.

S-pikes at St. Louis

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2009 #5 October
Page:
18
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
Two pages of photos of S layouts in the St. Louis region that were open of the convention tours.

The Cheyenne Mountain RR

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1989-07
Page:
58
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
Bob visits Rusty Paulus' layout, which is a layout that was started by its previous owner, along with the help of the local Houston S Gaugers, and eventually moved to Rusty's house. The layout measures 12' x 26', and has two levels.

The D&RGW Pasquinel Branch

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1990-10/11
Page:
28
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
A photo collage of Jerry Boudreaux' 10'x11' bedroom layout. Includes a track plan.

The G&W/Pacific Rail Shops ACF Center Flow Hopper Car

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1991-12/01
Page:
14
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the kit and the issues he noted as he built three of them. The article contains several model photos, and plenty of close-up prototype photos to aid the modeler.