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1993 NASG Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 5, October 1993
Page:
22
Scale:
S
Description:
A detailed report about what happened at the NASG's BOT meeting at the 1993 NASG Convention.

1993 NASG General Business Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 5, October 1993
Page:
23
Scale:
S
Description:
Reports covering the general membership meeting.

50th Anniversary of S Business Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 3, Summer 1987
Page:
7
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
Details about what transpired at the annual membership meeting at the 1987 NASG Convention.

50th Anniversary of S Contests Winners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 3, Summer 1987
Page:
9
Author:
Kent Singer
Scale:
S
Description:
A listing of all of the contests winners at the 1987 NASG Convention. Photos of the models are shown starting on page 12.

50th Anniversary of S Observations

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 3, Summer 1987
Page:
6
Author:
Bob Jackson
Scale:
S
Description:
The author summarizes the 1987 NASG Convention, celebrating 50 years of S-scale, and the 25th anniversary of the S Gaugian magazine. Apparently Ed Packard was there, who introduced the first commercial S-scale products via Cleveland Designs' C-D, including showing some of the turned-wooden models.

A Visit to Goellner Publishing

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 6, December 1992
Page:
7
Author:
Mike Palmiter
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.

A.F. Service Committee Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
19
Author:
Doug Peck
Scale:
S
Description:
Updates on the 1992 and 1993 NASG A.F. Commemorative cars.

American Flyer Service Committee Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 14, Number 2, April 1991
Page:
9
Author:
Doug Peck
Scale:
S

Announcements

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 3, Summer 1987
Page:
5
Scale:
S
Description:
The creation of the Tony Perles award. 1987 NASG election results.

Business Matters of the National Association of S Gaugers, Inc.

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 2, Spring 1986
Page:
21
Description:
NASG Constitution amendments, BOT meeting results, and 1985 election results.

December Issue Questionnaire Response

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 2, April 1993
Page:
27
Author:
Mike Palmiter
Scale:
S
Description:
Summary of the responses received to the most-recent questionnaire.

From the Executive Suite

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 1, March 1988
Page:
15
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
News from the NASG's president about the NASG's check gauge, coupler-height gauge, the increase in Dispatch issues from 4 to 6 per year, NASG promotional material to be included in S-scale products, and the NASG's 50-foot brass box car project has been shelved due to rapidly increasing costs.

General Business Meeting Kansas City, MO

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 5, October 1989
Page:
26
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reports on the NASG business matters covered at the 1989 NASG Convention.

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 5, October 1990
Page:
8
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
Detailed report about what happened at the BOT meeting at the 1990 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 14, Number 6, December 1991
Page:
19
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
The full report of the NASG's BOT meeting that took place at the 1991 NASG Convention in Syracuse, NY.

Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
34
Author:
Mark McFrederick
Scale:
S
Description:
The secretary's report of what happened at the NASG BOT meeting at the 1992 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting NASG, Inc.

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 5, December 1988
Page:
6
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
Detailed notes about what happened at the NASG BOT meeting at the 1988 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the BOT Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 6, December 1989
Page:
17
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG Secretary presents the minutes of the NASG BOT meeting at the 1989 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the General Business Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 5, October 1990
Page:
9
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
Detailed description of what was covered in the general NASG membership meeting.

Minutes of The General Business Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 2, April 1992
Page:
6
Author:
Mark McFrederick
Scale:
S
Description:
The official notes taken at the NASG's general business meeting at the 1991 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the General Business Meeting NASG, Inc.

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 5, December 1988
Page:
8
Author:
Moe Berk
Scale:
S
Description:
Notes about what happened at the NASG General Membership meeting at the 1988 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the NASG Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 4, Fall 1986
Page:
15
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
Notes of what happened during the NASG's BOT meeting at the 1986 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the NASG General Business Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 4, Fall 1986
Page:
17
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
Notes from the general NASG membership meeting held at the 1986 NASG Convention.

Minutes of the NASG's Annual Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 4, Fall 1987
Page:
24
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
In addition to issues related to printing the Dispatch, Convention issues, the establishment of the Tony Perles award was made, and Don Thompson was selected as the Treasurer due to the election vacancy.

NASG Business Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 2, April 1990
Page:
16
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
Covers the rate increases for inserts included with mailed Dispatch issues.

NASG By-Laws

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 4, August 1993
Page:
56
Scale:
S
Description:
A complete listing of the NASG's By-Laws in this Membership Directory issue.

NASG Constitution

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 4, August 1993
Page:
53
Scale:
S
Description:
A complete listing of the NASG's Constitution in this Membership Directory issue.

NASG Contest Rules

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 14, Number 1, February 1991
Page:
10
Author:
Kent Singer
Scale:
S
Description:
A listing of all the NASG Convention contest rules as they were in 1990.

NASG Corner Election Results

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 14, Number 4, August 1991
Page:
5
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
The results of the 1991 NASG BOT election.

NASG National Membership Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 1, February 1993
Page:
35
Author:
Mark McFrederick
Scale:
S
Description:
The secretary's report of what happened at the NASG general membership meeting at the 1992 NASG Convention.

NASG Survey Results

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 1, Winter 1987
Page:
18
Author:
Larry Sokol
Scale:
S
Description:
The membership's answers to the survey questions.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 3, Summer 1986
Page:
2
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The president's message is to double the membership numbers in the NASG.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 4, Fall 1986
Page:
2
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The politics of NASG elections.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 1, Winter 1987
Page:
2
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
What does one get for NASG membership?

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 4, Fall 1987
Page:
4
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
Ed describes the tension between the NASG and the NMRA, and how the NMRA is starting to come around, by accepting the NASG's modular standard for S-scale, adopt the NASG's track standard, and including an S-scale column in their magazine, as well as considering joint conventions. He also laments the lack of support for brass products from the S-scale community.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 3, August 1988
Page:
4
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG is more united, as the Badgerland S Gaugers are trying include the "scalers" to the Fall S Fest, and Don Thompson heads up the Lionel/AF annual project car, and others' efforts at trying to unify AF, hi-rail, and scale modelers with the S community.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 11, Number 5, December 1988
Page:
17
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
Ed Loizeaux asked Jim to write this issue's article, so that Jim could write about the upcoming NASG election.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 3, June 1989
Page:
4
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG's president summarizes the accomplishments made during his reign.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 4, August 1989
Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Scale:
S
Description:
The new NASG president is asking for volunteers to fill vacated positions.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 5, October 1989
Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Scale:
S
Description:
This column addresses the need for exposing S-scale to the rest of the modeling community, and the president's desire to create a promotions committee.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 6, December 1989
Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Scale:
S
Description:
The president introduces the new Dispatch editor, and presents his expectations for the 1990 NMRA/NASG Convention.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 1, January 1990
Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Scale:
S
Description:
The future of S-scale looks bright.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 3, June 1990
Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Scale:
S
Description:
The author thanks the people that are helping the NASG and the Dispatch to continue.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 5, October 1990
Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG was looking for volunteers to run for its elected offices.

Profiles of the National Association of S Gaugers

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 15, Number 4, August 1992
Page:
9
Author:
John Metzger
Scale:
S
Description:
Some statistics of the NASG membership as of 1992.

Report on NASG's Convention Survey

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 14, Number 2, April 1991
Page:
26
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
The results from the survey included in a Dispatch mailing after the 1990 joint NMRA/NASG Convention.

Short & Easy

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 16, Number 3, June 1993
Page:
6
Author:
Kent Singer
Scale:
S
Description:
Introduces a gauge that can be used to verify that the two rails closest to each other on a standard S-MOD module's tracks are at the correct spacing from each other.

Sn3 Standards

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1990-10/11
Page:
38
Author:
unknown
Scale:
S
Description:
A summary of the NMRA's Sn3 track gauge standards.

Starters

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1990-04/05
Page:
3
Author:
Kent Singer
Scale:
S
Description:
The purpose behind modeling standards, and encouragement that modelers should get their standard gauges and documentation from the NASG (S standard-gauge) or the NMRA (Sn3).

The Membership Committee Chairman Proposes Some Changes!

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 5, October 1990
Page:
12
Author:
Don DeWitt
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes what it takes to be the NASG Membership Secretary, and makes a proposal for splitting the work up into several jobs. He is also resigning from the position.

The NASG - Who Are We?

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 5, October 1989
Page:
14
Author:
Don DeWitt
Scale:
S
Description:
Results from a survey are shared about who makes up the NASG's membership.

The NASG's Story Part 1

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 3, Summer 1986
Page:
4
Author:
Bob Jackson
Scale:
S
Description:
This issue starts a series of articles documenting the history of the NASG.

The NASG's Story Part 2

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 09, Number 4, Fall 1986
Page:
9
Author:
Bob Jackson
Scale:
S
Description:
This issue continues the story of the NASG's formation, and its rocky start.

The NASG's Story Part 3

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 2, Spring 1987
Page:
8
Author:
Bob Jackson
Scale:
S
Description:
The history of the NASG continues with this issue, which includes information about Ed Schumacher, the man, and the things he did to set the organization on solid footing.

The NASG's Story Part 4

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 10, Number 4, Fall 1987
Page:
20
Author:
Bob Jackson
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG established contest rules, developed wheel standards, and the turmoil that these caused. The NASG becomes the "NASG, Inc." in New York (incorporation also put an end to the early "lifetime" memberships that were financially un-sustainable).

The NASG's Story Part 5

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 12, Number 4, August 1989
Page:
29
Author:
Bob Jackson
Scale:
S
Description:
In this final installment, the author describes the significant loss of members due to the incorporation and the revocation of the "life-time" membership, and the creation and start of the DISPATCH magazine. He also mentions why he has decided to stop this series on the NASG's history.

The Promotions Committee

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 6, December 1990
Page:
10
Author:
John Craft
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes his efforts at trying to get manufacturers and dealers to incorporate S-scale products in their inventory.

Where We Are

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

Wisps

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1991-06/07
Page:
40
Author:
Dick Karnes
Scale:
S
Description:
Developing a modular standard for Sn3.