April 2013

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

Building your workshop

Notes & news


Garden railway basics

Automation in the garden: Part 5—Two (or more) trains in one loop

Tips & tricks

Roofing material, switch-throw rods, and more

Online station

If I'd only known

The battles of Spruce Ridge Tunnel


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