August 2003

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!


From the Editor

Notes & news


Questions & Answers

Garden railway basics

Keep 'em running

Looking back


Cross-country gardening: the West coast

Plant portraits

Cigar flower and variegated sage


Other herbs for the garden railway

Scribblings on a workshop wall

Garden matters


Raising steam

Alcohol-fired locomotives

Alcohol-fired locomotives

Online station

Club directory

Product reviews

USA Trains Hudson, Accucraft stock car, OXO garden tools, and more

End of the line

The joy of railfanning

Insert: Plan #61A

Build the Arnold S., a 1:24 scale yard tug


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