October 2011

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

Tips & tricks

Multi-purpose tool, portable workbench, switch brick

Greening your railway

Plant portraits

Online station

Related links for Online station

Product reviews

Accucraft 4-6-0 live-steam locomotive

Barszo Playsets Inc Manor House

Bachmann 2-4-2T locomotive

Freshwater Models slate-wagon kit

Garden Railway Manual book

Bonus for subscribers: Accucraft 4-6-0 live-steam locomotive video

If I'd only known

Lessons in bridge building


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