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From the Observation Lounge

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2010 Spring
Page:
26
Author:
Scott Dunlap
Description:
Information about the NMRA's MRR program, and specifically covers the Model Railroad Author requirement.

How To Build an S Gauge Club

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 07, Number 2, Spring 1984
Page:
8
Author:
Tom Nimelli
Scale:
S
Description:
This is part one of a two-part series on how the Cuyahoga Valley S Gaugers Association grew so rapidly.

How To Build an S Gauge Club Part II

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 07, Number 3, Summer 1984
Page:
8
Author:
Tom Nimelli
Scale:
S
Description:
In this installment, the author covers what the Cuyahoga Valley S Gaugers Association club did to keep members coming back each month.

NASG Promotions

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 07, Number 4, Fall 1984
Page:
12
Author:
Don Thompson
Scale:
S
Description:
Efforts in the works by the NASG Promotions committee.

One Small Club, Many Good Times: The Story of the Neshaminy Valley American Flyer Club

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 3, June 1993
Page:
10
Author:
Mike Ramsey
Scale:
S
Description:
The formation and history of the NVAFC. Includes an interview with most of the original members, and several photos of the club's layout.

Oregon S Gaugers Meet

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 4, August 1989
Page:
8
Author:
Dick Karnes
Scale:
S
Description:
The first meeting of Oregon state-wide S-scale modelers, to gauge interest in a state-wide meeting, and to consider organizing a joint NASG/NMRA convention. People brought models, and John Verser (of Pacific Rail Shops) brought the latest box car model. Includes several photos.

Rail Joiners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 3, August 1988
Page:
11
Author:
Silas Kayle
Scale:
S
Description:
History and more detailed information about the State Line S Gaugers located in Illinois and Wisconsin.

S Gauge Promotion

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 2, June 1988
Page:
5
Author:
Bristol S Gauge Railroaders
Scale:
S
Description:
The Bristol S Gauge Railroaders are starting a new approach to put together train starter sets, based on older A.F. components, to be sold to the general public at no more than $75. The idea is to get people not familiar with model railroading to get started in S-scale.

South Jersey S Scalers Inaugural Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 5, October 1989
Page:
12
Author:
Bill Lane
Scale:
S
Description:
They met at Roy Hoffman's house to see his layout, and see all the wares from the area's manufacturers who attended. Includes several photos of Roy's layout.

The Central New York S Gauge Association

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 14, Number 2, April 1991
Page:
15
Author:
various authors
Scale:
S
Description:
This is the club that is organizing the 1991 NASG Convention, so this article covers the history of the club, and their involvement with the NESGA (pre-cursor to the NASG), and much more. Includes several photos of club members.

The History of the Cuyahoga Valley S Gauge Association

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 3, June 1992
Page:
18
Author:
Lee McCarty
Scale:
S
Description:
The club started in 1947, but went through several phases.

The Inland Terminal Model Railroad Club

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 1, February 1989
Page:
14
Author:
Gale Irwin
Scale:
S
Description:
The history of the club, and a good number of photos of their permanent layout.