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August 2014

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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!

Plus, subscribers get exclusive online access to the Railroad Gardening Library, product reviews, project plans, bonus articles, and more. Whether you’re new to the hobby or a seasoned veteran, this magazine is for you!

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Staff corner: Kevin Strong
By Kevin Strong
Building center cabs
By Bob Santos
You can make your own decals
The Isle of Shoals Tramway
By Rich Chiodo
A small garden railway in 7/8" scale
By David Bodnar
The versatile Picaxe is the heart of this project
By Vince Buccini, Mark Buccini
Part 3: Building the wireless motion-and-light detector
Solar lighting for rural buildings
By Eric Schade
Low-cost lawn lights provide the starting point
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