April 2009

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


Garden railway basics

Greening your railway

Plant portraits

Scribblings on a workshop wall


Raising steam

Online station

Related links

Product reviews

Accucraft live-steam Royal Hudson

Your G-scale Locomotive: An easy guide to care and maintenance

Tom Miller's Fabulous F-Scale Layout DVD

If I'd only known. . .

Insert: Plan #91

Build a 1:24-scale coach


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