My Library - Magazine Articles By Ed Loizeaux

1985 "S" Gauge "Gold Rush" Convention

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1985 #1 Winter
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
Information about all the activities at the upcoming 1985 NASG Convention.

64 Reasons for Going to the Convention Part I

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #2 April
Page:
11
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The first 32 of 64 reasons are listed here.

64 Reasons for Going to the Convention Part II

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #3 June
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The second 32 of 64 reasons are listed here.

An Executive Pike

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1990-04/05
Page:
38
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
Building a small layout that takes up very little space, yet provides switching opportunities, and takes only one 4'x8' sheet of plywood. Includes photos of the layout, cutting diagram, and installation diagrams.

Dear S-Gauger

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1981 #6 November
Page:
6
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
A letter-to-the-editor explains the situation about getting ALCO Models to produce an S-scale brass NYC Niagara.

Extra 2011 West

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2011 #1 February
Page:
8
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
Detailed information about the 2011 NASG Convention later in the year.

From the Executive Suite

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1988 #1 March
Page:
15
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
News from the NASG's president about the NASG's check gauge, coupler-height gauge, the increase in Dispatch issues from 4 to 6 per year, NASG promotional material to be included in S-scale products, and the NASG's 50-foot brass box car project has been shelved due to rapidly increasing costs.

From the Observation Lounge

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2010 Winter
Page:
26
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
Comments on how S-scale vendors or layout displays can be grouped together at the 2011 NTS show.

Jeff's Junction

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2004 #4 August
Page:
6
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
How many modelers have more stuff in their closet, drawers, cabinets, or attic that they will never build or operate? An introspective by the author.

New York Central's Diesel Fueling Car

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2008-03/04
Page:
22
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built this rather unusual car.

President's Column

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1985 #3 Summer
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
New President Ed Loizeaux announces that Don Thompson is the interim editor of the Dispatch for this issue while Dick Karnes is preparing to take over from Elaine Powell.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1985 #4 Fall
Page:
2
Category:
American Flyer
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of the past number of years of NASG Dispatch articles seems to indicate that the focus has been on "scale" modeling with little coverage for the A.F. enthusiast. To change that, Tom Nimelli has been appointed the Chairman of the American Flyer Enthusiast Committee.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1986 #1 Winter
Page:
2
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
A behind-the-scenes description of the people involved in creating the NASG's brass tank car project.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1986 #2 Spring
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The various ways in which the non-S organizations and magazines are acknowledging S-scale efforts, and new companies and products that are flowing into S-scale.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1986 #3 Summer
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
The president's message is to double the membership numbers in the NASG.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1986 #4 Fall
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
The politics of NASG elections.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1987 #1 Winter
Page:
2
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
What does one get for NASG membership?

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1987 #4 Fall
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
Ed describes the tension between the NASG and the NMRA, and how the NMRA is starting to come around, by accepting the NASG's modular standard for S-scale, adopt the NASG's track standard, and including an S-scale column in their magazine, as well as considering joint conventions. He also laments the lack of support for brass products from the S-scale community.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1988 #1 March
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Scale:
S
Description:
Is critiquing a brass model in a public forum a good idea before consulting with the manufacturer first?

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1988 #3 August
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG is more united, as the Badgerland S Gaugers are trying include the "scalers" to the Fall S Fest, and Don Thompson heads up the Lionel/AF annual project car, and others' efforts at trying to unify AF, hi-rail, and scale modelers with the S community.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1988 #4 October
Page:
26
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
Continued discussion related to criticism toward S-scale manufacturers.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #1 February
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
Responding to the claims that there are too many NYC and PRR engines being made, and not enough for other railroads.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #2 April
Page:
5
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Scale:
S
Description:
Why has S-scale not grown at the rate the N-scale and G-gauge has done since their introduction?

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #3 June
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG's president summarizes the accomplishments made during his reign.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1989-12/01
Page:
3
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Scale:
S
Description:
The publisher introduces this first issue of this new magazine effort.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1990-10/11
Page:
22
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
Disappointment in the lack of Sn3 available at the 1990 NASG Convention.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1991-06/07
Page:
37
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
Marketing S-scale products to non-S modelers.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-04/05
Page:
49
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Scale:
S
Description:
The author asks if it would make sense to expand this magazine to include O and On3 articles.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-06/07
Page:
46
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Scale:
S
Description:
The publisher reviews the end of the third year of the magazine and how it is fairing, and what is ahead for the fourth year.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-10/11
Page:
52
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Scale:
S
Description:
The magazine is not including O-scale. A frank discussion about the cost of the magazine.

S West 95

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08
Page:
21
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A report about the show held in May 1995 in Palo Alto, California.

The World's Busiest Layout Builder

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1988 #1 March
Page:
12
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
Rich Lenart builds a completely new A.F.-based layout each year for the Christmas season, and has been doing so since age 2. He currently uses an 18'x22' room. Includes several layout photos.