My Library - Magazine Articles By Tom Hartrum

'Cincinnati in Motion' Highlights 2002 S Spree

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-09/10
Page:
16
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author covers the 2002 S Spree show, which includes a couple of photos.

Confessions of a Modular Group Part III

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-07/08
Page:
33
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
Internal issues related to the track used on the modules are covered, including adding a third line with no turnouts. They had many electrical problems with their layout. Module legs are discussed, as well as the addition of a trailer.

Dayton S-Spree 2012

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2012 #3 June
Page:
27
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reports on the 2012 Spring S Spree.

Raising a Tent

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2017 #5 September
Page:
28
Category:
Structures - Homes
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he models a tent.

Rex Dockside Upgrade

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #6 December
Page:
8
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
S
Description:
When the Rex product line was owned by Terry Putt, the author learned that Putt Trains offered three upgrade kits for his original model. One for the motor, one for the directional headlights, and one for the smoke unit. A replacement for the gear on the driver axle was also offered. The author describes how to install these upgrades, and how they improved his engine.

Scrap Building

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2016 #4 July
Page:
11
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he scratchbuilt a freight house from the window blind slat! Includes design diagrams, and construction and final photos.

The Miami Valley S Gaugers: Confessions of a Modular Group Part I

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-03/04
Page:
43
Category:
Modules
Scale:
S
Description:
The start of this series covers how the club operates, and hosting multi-day events.

The Miami Valley S Gaugers: Confessions of a Modular Group Part II

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-05/06
Page:
18
Category:
Modules
Scale:
S
Description:
Stories about things that went wrong in their club.

The NASG Armco Building

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #4 July
Page:
17
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
Showing several variations of the NASG's special-projects kit members of the Miami Valley S Gaugers club have made.