October 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

Setting the stage

Looking back


Cross-country gardening: the south

Plant portraits

Miniature English ivy and pussy-toes


Drip irrigation

Scribblings on a workshop wall

Compton Brick and Tile


Raising steam

Articulated live-steam locomotives

Articulated live-steam locomotives

Online station

Club directory

Product reviews

USA Trains steamliners, Accucraft C21, LGB center-flow hopper, and more

MTH operating track-section kit and dump cars

End of the line

Early morning logging

Insert: Plan #61B

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


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