February 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

This Old (Ware)house: part 3

Looking back

Greening your railway

Plant portraits

Thyme-leaf fuschia


Benefits of rock-garden techniques

Scribblings on a workshop wall

Look 'n load


Raising steam

Beggs and Weeden

Online station

Related links

If I'd only known. . .

Hand-laid track and bonded ballast

Downloadable plan set

Plan set #90


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