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50 Years of the S Gaugian

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2012 #1 February
Page:
8
Author:
Don Heimburger
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reflects on what it is like to have published 259 issues in 50 years.

A Salute to S Gaugian!

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2017 #5 September
Page:
5
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
The S Gaugian magazine is 55 years old this year. Don Heimburger started it in 1962 when he was 14!

Booster Ads

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2017 #4 July
Page:
14
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
Booster ads (which support the finances of the Dispatch) can be placed in any issue, but the next issue will have extra pages.

Check Out Special Publications

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #2 March
Page:
11
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:
The author states that S-scale modelers should check out the various annual soft-cover magazines that are published for ideas.

Conductor

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2016 #4 July
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
Changes to web site addresses, the inclusion of the Dispatch advertisers listing on the "S Resources" page of the NASG web site, and the new feature of additional pages to the Dispatch issue when you download the PDF version, starting this this issue.

Editorial

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1988 #3 August
Page:
4
Author:
Dick Karnes
Scale:
S
Description:
A photo tour to Spokane, WA, and this is the first Dispatch issue with a theme: tracklaying.

Elaine's Elaborations

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1982 #6 Fall
Page:
2
Author:
Elaine Powell
Description:
S-scale modeler Sam Powell's wife, Elaine, has volunteered to take over the role as editor of the NASG's Dispatch. Sam will be the technical associate editor.

Elaine's Elaborations

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1983 #3 Summer
Page:
2
Author:
Elaine Powell
Scale:
S
Description:
Purpose behind the included survey.

From the Conductor

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2013 #5 October
Page:
14
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
The new editor introduces himself, and how he plans to edit the magazine.

From the Conductor

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #1 February
Page:
7
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor of the Dispatch introduces his design idea of making the cover's text look like the font and style of a prototype railroad. Each issue will be different.

I Ain't Got No Time to Write an Article!

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #6 November
Page:
10
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
The author offers suggestions that will help you put together a magazine article over a period of time.

Introduction

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #4 August
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Winans
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG president introduces this special "This is S" issue, with what it takes to be an S-scale modeler.

Introduction to This Is S

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2012 #4 August
Page:
2
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
This is the first special issue, where the annual Membership Directory is replaced with a special edition of the NASG Dispatch.

Jeff's Junction

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #1 February
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes his strong desire to collecting magazines.

Jeff's Junction

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2009 #3 June
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
What will be the future of S-scale magazines? Will there be a downloadable, online-only one that can be sustained?

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for Dispatch Authors

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2013 #5 October
Page:
30
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
Basic how-to information for submitting articles for the NASG's Dispatch.

Mea Culpa

Magazine:
S Scale Resource 2017-12/01
Page:
8
Author:
Amy Dawdy
Description:
Fixing errors in the previous issues.

Meet the S Gaugian Staff

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-05/06
Page:
9
Author:
Don Heimburger
Scale:
S
Description:
The article covers the members of the Heimburger House publishing company, and shares photos of them.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #3 June
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor introduces the DCC series of articles, publicizes questions about S-MOD, and announces that the magazine's publication months will be changed later in 2014.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #4 August
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor describes this issue and why one should belong to the NASG.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #5 October
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor describes some changes in this issue.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #6 November
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
This is the first issue on the new schedule (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov).

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #1 January
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
Comments about the current issue, and ideas for future issues.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #2 March
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor requests that contributor NOT use photo-forwarding services, starts his series on local hobby shops, and the upcoming NASG election.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #3 May
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
A note about grain elevators (covered in this issue), and the unfortunate duplication of Mike Fyten's article in the previous issue of the Dispatch and the S Gaugian magazine.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #4 July
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
A request for Christmas photos and layout stories.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #5 September
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
Membership renewals will no longer be mailed out starting in 2016. Booster ads. Many photos received related to the 2015 NASG Convention. The California State Railroad Museum has a static display of S-scale equipment.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #6 November
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
Observations from manning the NASG booth at the 2015 National Train Show. Photos taken at the event are shown on page 4.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2016 #1 January
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
What it takes to write and submit an article and/or photos for possible inclusion in future Dispatch issues.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2016 #2 March
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
The big "S" on the Superman pajamas might be used in promoting S-scale! Typing in the web site address exactly as it appears in the Dispatch when accessing the NASG web site. A.C. Gilbert's "The Man Who Lives in Paradise" is now available as an eBook.

On the Conductor's Clipboard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2016 #3 May
Page:
2
Author:
Bill Pyper
Scale:
S
Description:
An evaluation of what the editor has accomplished, and how we need more advertisers to keep the Dispatch going and perhaps get bigger.

Opinions?

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-09/10
Page:
22
Author:
Susan O'Brien
Scale:
S
Description:
Comments sent in by subscribers of the magazine about how they feel about S-scale and about the magazine.

OS from S Tower

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2011 #3 June
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor reviews the 16-page insert in the May 2011 Railroad Model Craftsman magazine featuring S-scale products and articles.

OS from S Tower

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2011 #4 August
Page:
7
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
S-scale coverage in the annual magazines that Kalmbach produces, and how we could contribute more S-related articles to those issues.

OS from S Tower

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2011 #5 October
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor is proposing the idea of creating a "Great Model Railroads" magazine that only features S-scale layouts. One such magazine would be for standard- and narrow-gauge "scale" layouts, and a second such magazine could be for A.F. and hi-rail layouts.

Promotions Committee Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1991 #3 May
Page:
23
Author:
John Craft
Scale:
S
Description:
The promotions chairman explains what happened in the recent multi-scale magazine advertisements for S and the NASG.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1989-12/01
Page:
3
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The publisher introduces this first issue of this new magazine effort.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-04/05
Page:
49
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The author asks if it would make sense to expand this magazine to include O and On3 articles.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-06/07
Page:
46
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The publisher reviews the end of the third year of the magazine and how it is fairing, and what is ahead for the fourth year.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-10/11
Page:
52
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The magazine is not including O-scale. A frank discussion about the cost of the magazine.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-06
Page:
4
Author:
Bill Wade
Description:
The publisher talks about burn-out in publishing a regular magazine.

Scenery Techniques

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1989-12/01
Page:
35
Author:
Dick Strobel
Description:
The author introduces himself, and as a professional artist, wants to cover scenery techniques in his column.

Shooting an OGR Video

Magazine:
O Gauge Railroading 2016-01
Page:
6
Author:
Rich Melvin
Scale:
O
Description:
The behind-the-scene stories for the OGR's "Great Layout Adventures, Volume 11" video shooting sessions. Includes several set-up photos.

Starters

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1989-12/01
Page:
14
Author:
Tom Boldt
Scale:
S
Description:
The author introduces the purpose behind this column (to answer readers' questions), and that the regular author will be Kent Singer.

Through the Decades

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-05/06
Page:
5
Author:
Don Heimburger
Scale:
S
Description:
The author recollects major S-scale-related events from 1970 through 1974.

Tips on Storing Your Magazines

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #3 June
Page:
19
Author:
Denis Fortier
Description:
The author describes using a book-binding service to have your magazines be nicely bound in a hard-cover album.

Wanna Be An Author

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1989-12/01
Page:
39
Author:
Dick Karnes
Description:
What does it take to become an author for this magazine?