My Library - S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08 Articles

Publisher's Message

Page:
4
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
The June 1995 Model Railroader had a 8-page section in the middle of the magazine all about what is available in S-scale at that moment. The author is encouraging all to take advantage of this and help continue to promote and grow S-scale.

Procrastination

Page:
14
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:
How to handle it, and how to overcome it by pushing projects along just a little at a time.

From the Observation Lounge

Page:
16
Author:
Dave Lull
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Scale:
S
Description:
Comparing the current (1995) state of S-scale to the 1950s state of HO-scale. What caused the growth in S-scale in the 1970s? Is there really a superior scale to model in? Why would someone choose modeling in S-scale over any of the other scales?

Almost Heaven! Cass, West Virginia

Page:
17
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Railroads
Description:
A visit to the Cass Scenic Railroad. Several prototype photos.

S West 95

Page:
21
Author:
Ed Loizeaux
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A report about the show held in May 1995 in Palo Alto, California.

August 15, 1945... President Truman Has Just Announced... The War is Over!

Page:
23
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Scenery - People & Animals
Scale:
S
Description:
Using a 1:35 scale figure to model a town's statue dedicated to the war heroes of WWII.

The Layout as Art

Page:
25
Author:
Bud Smith
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
A 2.5' x 19' switching layout represents a logging diorama, which won an award at the 1987 National Narrow Gauge Convention. At the time of the writing, this layout was being integrated into a larger garage layout.

Flat Car Loads Part III

Page:
30
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Scale:
S
Description:
This article is also a product review of the Building & Structure company's laser-cut low-profile crate used as a flat car load.

Horseshoe Curve 1995

Page:
32
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of the 1995 NASG Convention in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Includes a number of contest model photos.

Al's Body Shop

Page:
37
Author:
Tim Godfrey
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
A product review of both the DSL Shops' kit, and Roberts' Brick Mortar Formula.

The Berlyn Locomotive Works' Sn3 C&S Type II Stock Car Kit

Page:
41
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
A review of the construction of this kit.