August 2010

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


Tips & tricks

Organizing rolling stock, gondola loads, and more

Garden railway basics

Taking control again: part 3

Plant portraits


Raising steam

Loads and control

Online station

If I'd only known. .

Rite of spring

Pullout plan #27 reprise

Build a 1:22.5-scale drop-bottom hopper car


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