I've been rereading my collection of S Gaugian magazines from 1985 until 2012. The years 1992 through 1995 were very impressive with almost each issue announcing a new release from American Models and/or S Helper Service. Southwind Models and River Raisin were no slackers either! I had forgotten so many great tips and suggestions in the issues that I'm taking notes on what I can do to improve the layout. The review of the American Models GP9 noted that it was missing the handbrake on the long end of the locomotive, so I got that part plus MU stands and lift rings from B.T.S. and dressed up that model. Improving ballast and vehicles is a follow-up project. I thank every day that model railroading and not golf is my hobby.