My Library - Magazine Articles By Vic Cherven, Jr.

A Hump Yard for the Sacramento Division Part I

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #1 February
Page:
13
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layout Design
Scale:
S
Description:
The authors describe their plan to add a hump yard to their layout. Includes a proposed track plan, and several layout photos.

A Hump Yard for the Sacramento Division Part II

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #2 April
Page:
8
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
The previous article covered the hump yard's design. This installment covers the actual construction, which includes hand-laid track.

A Hump Yard for the Sacramento Division Part III

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #3 June
Page:
28
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
Construction of the hump yard continues with applying ballast, doing the electrical work, testing turnouts, adding retaining walls, adding structures, and describing what the future plans are.

No Stall Double-Slip

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-10
Page:
32
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Track
Scale:
S
Description:
The authors describe how they resolved the electrical wiring of a double-slip switch.

The Sacramento Division - Phase I

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1993 #3 June
Page:
18
Co-author:
Vic Cherven, Sr.
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
The father and son team share how their layout has come about, and what they wanted to have. Includes several photos of the layout still under construction, an large track plan, and diagrams of the layout's benchwork.