My Library - Magazine Articles By Gerry Evans

A Myth Exposed: The Unicorn Lives Near Four Corners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2008 #1 February
Page:
12
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
S
Description:
The author built a fictitious S-scale hobby store out of a Thomas A. Yorke Design Studio Bank/Storefront kit. Includes several photos.

A Ravishing Corpse - Almost

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2010 Winter
Page:
19
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
A problem with the decals spurred the author on to take a unique direction in the purpose of this structure, to make it into a recycling center. The article includes many additional photos of the finished product.

B. Johnson Leatherworks

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2008 #5 October
Page:
27
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S

B.T.S. 110 2nd Street

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2007 #1 February
Page:
20
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes his construction of the "110 2nd Street" kit by B.T.S. Includes several photos.

Best in Show

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #5 October
Page:
8
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
The author briefly describes how he built the structure, which won best-of-show at the 2002 NASG Convention. Includes a model photo.

Bike Shop - Post Office

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2009 #1 February
Page:
10
Category:
Structures
Scale:
S
Description:
Using a Banta Modelworks kit that is no longer available, the author shows how he builds hydrocal structures. The article covers walls, brick, concrete, stonework, decals, windows, and doors.

BTS Cabin Creek Rural Church

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2005 #6 December
Page:
8
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the kit he built.

Build A Standard-Gauge Auxiliary Water/Crane-Tender Car Part 1

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-02/03
Page:
18
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Scale:
S
Description:
A pure scratchbuilding article, this installment starts with the construction of a flat car base. A details parts list is included, as well as scaled drawings and construction diagrams.

Build A Standard-Gauge Auxiliary Water/Crane-Tender Car Part 2

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-04/05
Page:
35
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Scale:
S
Description:
This last installment covers the construction of the superstructure, and the painting and applying of decals.

Building Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2013 #3 June
Page:
18
Category:
Electronics
Scale:
S
Description:
The author provides a detailed guide for how to add exterior lighting to structures, to liven up the scenes.

Creating a 72-foot Circus Stock Car

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-11/12
Page:
18
Category:
Freight Cars - Stock Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author kitbashed two Scenery Unlimited 40-foot circus stock cars into this model.

Flagstop Station

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2006 #3 June
Page:
12
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built the Flagstop Station kit (#562) from the Laser-Art Structures Division of Branchline Trains. Includes several photos of the completed model.

Grandview Storage

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2008 #6 December
Page:
22
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the building of the Grandview Storage kit #4087 by banta modelworks.

History Lesson Wabash Valley F3 A&B Units

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2006 #5 October
Page:
20
Category:
Locomotives - F3
Scale:
S
Description:
The author recollects the history of these two engines, from how they were manufactured, to how they were detailed, to how they changed hands over the years. Includes several photos of the two units.

Juicing-up the Citrus Shed

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2006 #4 August
Page:
59
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he added more details to the 2006 NASG Special Project kit. Includes a couple of photos of the author's model.

Light Up Vehicles For More Fun

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2004-03/04
Page:
18
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he strips down a Racing Champions car, redecorates it, and installs fiber optics to simulate headlights.

Meet an S Gauger

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #3 June
Page:
22
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
The author "introduces" himself (he has been a member of the NASG BOT, and a well-known modeler for many years).

Multi-purpose Building

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2006 #2 April
Page:
22
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
The author provides a description of the construction of the kit. Includes several photos.

NASG at the National Train Show

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2008 #5 October
Page:
34
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A report and a few photos of the NASG's booth at the NTS in 2008.

O/S Scale West Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2007 #2 April
Page:
10
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reports about the activities at the show, and shares a few photos.

Populating the AM Models GG-1

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2006 #6 December
Page:
12
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shows how he scratchbuilt the interior, with figures, for the American Models GG-1.

Product Review

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #6 November
Page:
15
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the Everest County Store kit by The Building & Structure Co.

Product Review Double Feature

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2009 #5 October
Page:
20
Category:
Structures
Scale:
S
Description:
Gerry reviews the NASG Brick Building and the Smoky Mountain Model Works GE 77-tonner engine. Both are new kits.

Product Review: "Forest City Welding"

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2010 Winter
Page:
9
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
A review and some construction notes for this kit.

Rabbit Hash General Store

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2009 #3 June
Page:
18
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author builds and reviews the Rabbit Hash General Store by Mountain Precision Products.

Schlep Boys Army-Navy Surplus Store

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2014-01/02
Page:
17
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he kit-bashed the Bar Mills Majestic Hardware (Kit #0943) to create the Schlep Boys Army-Navy Surplus Store. He used a lot of 1:72 military parts and kits.

Smoky Mountain Model Works Southern RY 11-Rib Low-side Gondola

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2007 #3 June
Page:
10
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the prototype for the car, and then covers his notes about constructing the kit. Includes several photos.

St. Louis Gets An S Gauge Department-Store Christmas Layout

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #1 February
Page:
24
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
This article is about how the American Flyer S Gaugers of the St. Louis Area (AFSGSLA) built an S-scale layout for Famous-Barr Department Stores in their Famous-Barr's downtown St. Louis location. It consisted of 4 loops of 300 feet total on three levels. Includes two photos.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #2 April
Page:
18
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of the 2002 Sn3 Symposium held in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Straight & Narrow

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2005 #2 April
Page:
20
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author reviews the 2005 Sn3 Symposium. Includes several photos.

Trainstuff LLC's Williamson's Warehouse

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2005 #3 June
Page:
16
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
Gerry reviews and describes how he built the kit.