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February 2013

GRW130201

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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Features
A compact backyard line
By Bob Poncar, Paulette Poncar
The P&BW Railroad reflects Colorado history
pg. 36
rustic_structure
By Ray Dunakin

Finishing and weathering the cabin: Part 2

pg. 44
The train ship
By Richard Abate

A knotty storage problem with a unique solution

pg. 48
build_turntable

This indoor project uses techniques that would be suitable for outside as well

pg. 52
wooden_hopper_car
By Bruce Chandler

A detailed description of the construction of these finescale models: Part 2

pg. 58
Staff corner: Don Parker
By Don Parker

Walkways and steps

pg. 62
Create some artificial stones
By Todd Brody
These rocks hide sprinkler heads
pg. 66
mapa_caboose
By Steve Terry
Online extra   
bachmann_big_haulers
By Marc Horovitz
Online extra: video showing how to set up this starter set
Departments
From the Editor
Building your workshop
Notes & news
Letters
Garden railway basics
Alternating trains on the same track
Greening your railway
shade3
By Nancy Norris
pg. 24
Plant portraits
moss
By Nancy Norris
pg. 30
Miniscaping
catalog8
By Don Parker
pg. 70
Online station
By Vance Bass
pg. 75
Product reviews
If I'd only known
Watch those curves!
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