February 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

Laying down the rails

Looking back


Cross-country gardening

Plant portraits

Floating heart and dwarf arborvitae

Scribblings on a workshop wall



Raising steam

Tiny steam

Online station

Club directory

Product reviews

Hartland line car, USA Trains container cars, Fall River boxcar kit, and more

MTH 4-6-4

The Ezy Rock Way to Make Fabulous Rocks

End of the line

Passenger service on the Middleboro Railroad

Insert: Plan #58-C

Build 26 foot passenger car interiors


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