My Library - Magazine Articles By Mike Palmiter

A Visit to Goellner Publishing

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
7
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
A visit to the company that is printing and the Dispatch (at least at the time of this article). Includes several photos.

Big Bridge

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
21
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he tackled building the New York's Upper Manhattan NYC Railroad bridge over the Harlem River. Includes model photos.

Buildings

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 5, October 1992
Page:
20
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
S
Description:
Modeling large buildings in S-scale using some HO-scale components that are suitable.

Coil Cars and a Cushion Coupler

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 3, June 1993
Page:
23
Category:
Freight Cars - Coil
Scale:
S
Description:
Photos and information about Jerry Schnur's scratchbuilt coil car, and the extended, cushion coupler he had installed on his PRS box car.

December Issue Questionnaire Response

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 2, April 1993
Page:
27
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
Summary of the responses received to the most-recent questionnaire.

Easy Big Buildings

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1995-05
Page:
64
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author developed a method for easily making large building models with the use of foam core sheet panels assembled into a box frame. Several model photos are included showing the examples he has built.

Englewood

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
6
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:
Englewood Station in Chicago. The author shares photos of the model he built, prototype photos, the track arrangement at the station (four railroads intersected there), and a track plan for his 22'x26' HO-scale that modeled the area along with a photo.

From the Editor

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
A 1992 survey done by Model Railroader magazine showed 1.4% of their readers modeling in S-scale, and 9.6% of the people considering S-scale their secondary favorite. At the time that meant around 21,000 people interested in S-scale. The author proposes how to reach those people.

Gallimaufry

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
26
Category:
Automobiles
Scale:
S
Description:
Photos of vehicles built by Vic Roseman, as well as some other model manufacturers' recent S-scale vehicles.

Gallimaufry

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 2, April 1993
Page:
23
Category:
Model Automobiles and Trucks
Scale:
S
Description:
The latest news about 1:64 vehicles. Includes a few photos on how to model a half-submerged vehicle being pulled out of the river.

Industrial Gas-Holding Tanks

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-04/05
Page:
40
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built a reduced-size of a typical gas-holding tower

Interlocking Towers

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 3, June 1993
Page:
30
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Scale:
S
Description:
Thoughts on how the author built his interlocking tower for his layout.

Lighting the Way

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
33
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built his own illuminated signal lights, purely for scenic effect. Includes a photo and construction diagram.

Meet an 'S' Gauger

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 3, June 1992
Page:
5
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
Introducing Don Hudson.

Modeling Elevated Rail Lines

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 2, April 1993
Page:
10
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
Elevating ones layout track can expand the available modeling space. The author shows examples on his and other's layouts.

More Lore...

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
12
Category:
Electronics
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he takes audio speakers, dresses them up as buildings, and places them around his layout.

More Lore...

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 3, June 1993
Page:
27
Category:
Scenery - Streets
Scale:
S
Description:
Modeling trash around the streets and tracks.

New Products: Wanted!

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 3, June 1993
Page:
7
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
A list of the author's wishes that he would like manufacturers to produce in S-scale.

New York Central Multiple-Unit Cars From Commercial Components

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-02/03
Page:
16
Category:
Passenger Trains
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he created several types of NYC MU commuter cars using American Models coaches. Includes two model photos, one showing the power drive.

Prototype View

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 5, October 1992
Page:
26
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
S
Description:
Accompanied by a few photos, this article asks readers how one might build a reasonable facsimile of a prototype trainshed.

Prototype View

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
24
Category:
Track
Description:
Photos of complex prototype track work. Also includes a photo of the author's dummy crossovers on his layout, to give the impression of complex trackwork.

Prototype View

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 2, April 1993
Page:
9
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Description:
Photos of prototype urban rapid transit rail service.

Prototype View

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 3, June 1993
Page:
32
Category:
Signaling
Description:
A photo essay of prototype cantilever signal structures.

Railroad Station

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 2, April 1993
Page:
30
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:
Photos of and around the South Bend, Indiana Union Station, as well as its history and the area's track diagram.

S Lore

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
28
Category:
Track
Scale:
S
Description:
What size rail height should S-scale modelers use?

The Jet Age

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
14
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built a New Haven EP5 from various parts, including an American Models FP7 chassis.

The Little Train That Could

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
21
Category:
Railroads
Description:
History and information about the Chicago, South Shore and South Bend Railroad. Includes many prototype photos, and the Cummins Siding track plan (and car movement diagrams).

The National Museum of Transportation

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
29
Category:
Museums
Description:
The author visits the National Museum of Transport in St. Louis. Includes several photos of equipment on the grounds.

Two Great Americans

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
12
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes his model railroading history, and how American Flyer and American Models brought him back into S-scale. Includes several photos of equipment found on his layout.

Where We Are

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
9
Category:
Model Railroad Organizations
Scale:
S
Description:
A demographic map showing where the NASG membership is located in 1992. Also includes a membership questionnaire.

Your Models on Film

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 5, October 1992
Page:
24
Category:
Photography & Videography
Scale:
S
Description:
The new editor of the Dispatch appeals to the audience to send in more photos of their layouts, and how to go about doing so.