February 2006

Garden Railways has been the leading magazine devoted to the hobby of outdoor, large-scale model railroading for more than 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!

Departments

From the Editor

Notes & news

Letters

Questions & Answers

Garden railway basics

Brass tacks and other metal bits, part 2 (working with metal)

Looking back

Pathways

Great railway gardens, part 1

Plant portraits

Golden arborvitae and dwarf Chinese astilbe

Online links

Miniscaping

Take your railway garden on the road

Scribblings on a workshop wall

Further thoughts on logging lines

Events

Raising steam

Vintage tinplate live steam

Online station

Online links

Club directory

Product reviews

USA Trains GG-1, MTH Dash-8, and more

USA Trains GG-1

MTH Dash-8

Sunset Valley Railroad track and switches

AMS caboose

Pulsar dry-transfer making system

House of Balsa cabin kit

Power-line poles

Tri-color target signal

End of the line

The remains of old no. 7

Insert: Plan #75

Build a 1:20.3 scale sleigh

Build a 1:20.3 scale sleigh

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