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Garden Railways has been the leading magazine devoted to the hobby of outdoor, large-scale model railroading for the past 30 years. Each issue brings you step-by-step modeling projects, fascinating photo tours of garden railroads, unbiased product reviews, new product announcements, tips from the experts, and much more!

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Readers' gallery
Garden-railway scenes from around the world
pg. 26
Staff corner: Marc Horovitz
By Marc Horovitz
Scratchbuilding day coaches in tinplate
pg. 28
Building a comprehensive control console
By Todd Brody
A sophisticated electronic system for the Tortoise & Lizard Bash
pg. 30
Make your own telephone poles
By Eric Schade
In a few simple steps you can build enough for your whole railroad
pg. 34
Kansas in my backyard
By John Vorhes
The St. Joseph & Grand Island and the Kansas Central
pg. 38
Add an ETD to your modern freights
By Gary Raymond
How to modify an MTH end-of-train device for 1:32 scale
pg. 46
By Richard Nelson
This method makes it easy to keep scale people in place and in good condition
pg. 52
Make your own wooden coach sides
By Graham Jones
Individual planks and sandwich construction make a beautiful car
pg. 50
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