My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Model Railroad Organizations

1993 NASG Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1993 #5 October
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 1993 #5 October
Page:
23
Scale:
S
Description:
Reports covering the general membership meeting.

1994 NASG Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #5 October
Scale:
S

1995 General Business Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1995 #5 October
Page:
23
Scale:
S
Description:
A summary of the topics covered in the NASG membership meeting at the 1995 NASG Convention.

1999 BOT Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #5 October
Page:
36
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
Report of what happened at the 1999 NASG BOT meeting.

2000 NASG BOT Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #5 October
Page:
34
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
A report of what happened at the NASG BOT meeting at the 2000 NASG Convention.

2001 NASG B.O.T. Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2001 #5 October
Page:
36
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
A full report of the NASG BOT meeting at the 2001 NASG Convention.

2002 NASG BOT Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #5 October
Page:
30
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
A detailed review of what happened at the 2002 NASG BOT meeting.

2002 NASG General Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2002 #5 October
Page:
32
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
A detailed review of what happened at the 2002 NASG general membership meeting.

2003 NASG Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2003 #5 October
Page:
36
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
A full report of the BOT meeting at the 2003 NASG Convention.

50th Anniversary of S Business Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1987 #3 Summer
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 1987 #3 Summer
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 1987 #3 Summer
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 1992 #6 December
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 1993 #1 February
Page:
19
Author:
Doug Peck
Scale:
S
Description:
Updates on the 1992 and 1993 NASG A.F. Commemorative cars.

About the Bernie Thomas Award

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1996 #3 June
Page:
23
Author:
Frank Titman
Scale:
S
Description:
The story of Bernie Thomas, and how the award came about.

American Flyer Service Committee Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1991 #2 April
Page:
9
Author:
Doug Peck
Scale:
S

And the Winner Is...

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #3 June
Page:
6
Author:
Will Holt
Scale:
S
Description:
The results of the survey produced by the NASG Manufacturers Advisory Group. The survey seemed to be heavily focused on A.F.-related products.

Announcements

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

Bernie Thomas Memorial Award Winners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #6 December
Page:
23
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
A listing of this award's winners from 1966 to 2000.

Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1995 #5 October
Page:
23
Scale:
S
Description:
A summary of the topics covered in the NASG BOT meeting at the 1995 NASG Convention.

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

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

December Issue Questionnaire Response

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1993 #2 April
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 1988 #1 March
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 1989 #5 October
Page:
26
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reports on the NASG business matters covered at the 1989 NASG Convention.

Jeff's Junction

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1998 #3 June
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
The author proposes the idea of creating more regions of representation with the NASG.

Jeff's Junction

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2004 #1 February
Page:
5
Author:
Jeff Madden
Scale:
S
Description:
How S-scale is represented (or not) in the various prototype railroad historical societies, and how we can change that.

Life Membership - Then and Now

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2003 #2 April
Page:
23
Author:
Dick Karnes
Scale:
S
Description:
The author compares what a life membership entailed in 1970, and what a 2003 NASG membership means.

Living 50 Years with the NASG

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2010-03/04
Page:
14
Author:
David Jasper
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reminisces the olden days of S-scale modeling.

Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1990 #5 October
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 1991 #6 December
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 1993 #1 February
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 1988 #5 December
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 1989 #6 December
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 1990 #5 October
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 1992 #2 April
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 1988 #5 December
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 Lone Star Region Board Meeting

Magazine:
The Marker Lamp Vol 63 #1 2017
Page:
33
Description:
Extensive notes about the meeting.

Minutes of the NASG Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1986 #4 Fall
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 1986 #4 Fall
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 1987 #4 Fall
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 Annual Membership Business Meeting Minutes

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1998 #5 October
Page:
37
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
Notes from the NASG's general membership meeting held at the 1998 NASG Convention.

NASG Annual Membership Business Meeting Minutes

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #5 October
Page:
37
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
Report of what happened at the 1999 NASG general membership meeting.

NASG Annual Membership Business Meeting Minutes

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #5 October
Page:
36
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
A report of what happened at the NASG general membership meeting at the 2000 NASG Convention.

NASG Annual Membership Business Meeting Minutes

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2001 #5 October
Page:
37
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
A full report of the NASG general membership business meeting at the 2001 NASG Convention.

NASG Board of Trustees (BOT) Meeting Minutes

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1998 #5 October
Page:
36
Author:
unaccredited
Scale:
S
Description:
Notes from the NASG's BOT meeting at the 1998 NASG Convention.

NASG Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes - 1996

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1996 #5 October
Page:
28
Scale:
S

NASG Business Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1990 #2 April
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 1993 #4 August
Page:
56
Scale:
S
Description:
A complete listing of the NASG's By-Laws in this Membership Directory issue.

NASG By-Laws

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #4 August
Page:
39
Scale:
S
Description:
A complete copy of the NASG's By-Laws was included in this issue. It provides a historical record of what was contained in it in 1994.

NASG By-Laws

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2003 #4 August
Page:
57
Scale:
S
Description:
The text of the NASG's By-Laws (this is the annual membership directory issue).

NASG Constitution

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

NASG Constitution

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #4 August
Page:
36
Scale:
S
Description:
A complete copy of the NASG's Constitution was included in this issue. It provides a historical record of what was contained in it in 1994. This is the annual membership issue.

NASG Constitution

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2003 #4 August
Page:
54
Scale:
S
Description:
The text of the NASG's Constitution (this is the annual membership directory issue).

NASG Contest Rules

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1991 #1 February
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 1991 #4 August
Page:
5
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Scale:
S
Description:
The results of the 1991 NASG BOT election.

NASG Manufacturers Advisory Group Committee Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #5 October
Page:
31
Author:
Will Holt
Scale:
S
Description:
A report on the meeting that took place at the 1994 NASG Convention, which included a Lionel representative.

NASG Manufacturers' Advisory Group Committee Meeting Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1995 #5 October
Page:
27
Scale:
S
Description:
A summary of the topics covered in the meeting at the 1995 NASG Convention.

NASG National Membership Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1993 #1 February
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 Official Election Results

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1999 #3 June
Page:
15
Author:
Jamie Bothwell
Scale:
S
Description:
The results from the 1999 NASG election.

NASG Survey Results

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

National Association of S Gaugers, Inc. By-Laws

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1997 #4 August
Page:
34
Scale:
S
Description:
In this annual membership directory issue, the organization's By-Laws are published.

National Association of S Gaugers, Inc. Constitution

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1997 #4 August
Page:
31
Scale:
S
Description:
In this annual membership directory issue, the organization's Constitution is published.

Plate H Clearance Gauge Standard

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1998 #4 August
Page:
50
Author:
Robert Sherwood
Scale:
S
Description:
The pre- and post-1983 clearance gauge shown, with scale dimensions.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1986 #3 Summer
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 1986 #4 Fall
Page:
2
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Scale:
S
Description:
The politics of NASG elections.

President's Message

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

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1987 #4 Fall
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 1988 #3 August
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 1988 #5 December
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 1989 #3 June
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 1989 #4 August
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 1989 #5 October
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 1989 #6 December
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 1990 #1 January
Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Scale:
S
Description:
The future of S-scale looks bright.

President's Message

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1990 #3 June
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 1990 #5 October
Page:
4
Author:
Michael Ferraro
Scale:
S
Description:
The NASG was looking for volunteers to run for its elected offices.

President's Message

Magazine:
The Marker Lamp Vol 63 #1 2017
Page:
3
Author:
Steve Barkley
Description:
A review of the events that happened in 2016 in the Lone Star region of the NMRA.

Profiles of the National Association of S Gaugers

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

Promotions Report

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2004 #3 June
Page:
20
Author:
John Foley
Scale:
S
Description:
An update on what the NASG's Promotions Committee has been up to in the past year.

Report on NASG's Convention Survey

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1991 #2 April
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 1993 #3 June
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:
unaccredited
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).

Summary Minutes of the NASG Board of Trustees Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2004 #5 October
Page:
36
Author:
Michael Greene
Scale:
S
Description:
A report about what happened at the NASG BOT meeting at the 2004 NASG Convention.

Summary Minutes of the NASG General Meeting

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2004 #5 October
Page:
37
Author:
Michael Greene
Scale:
S
Description:
A report about what happened at the NASG general membership meeting at the 2004 NASG Convention.

The Membership Committee Chairman Proposes Some Changes!

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1990 #5 October
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 1989 #5 October
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 1986 #3 Summer
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 1986 #4 Fall
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 1987 #2 Spring
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 1987 #4 Fall
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 1989 #4 August
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 NASG, 2001, and Beyond...

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2001 #4 August
Page:
57
Author:
Glenn A. Ritter
Scale:
S
Description:
This article reports on the survey results mailed with the April 2001 issue, and comparing the results to the results from the 1989 survey.

The Promotions Committee

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1990 #6 December
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 1992 #6 December
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.