TAKE YOUR MODEL TRAINS OUTDOORS! GARDEN RAILWAYS MAGAZINE WILL HELP YOU MAKE YOUR BACKYARD COME ALIVE. EVERY ISSUE IS PACKED WITH TIPS ON DESIGNING AND LANDSCAPING YOUR RAILWAY, REVIEWS OF LOCOMOTIVES AND OTHER NEW PRODUCTS – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN OUTDOOR RAILWAY.
Alone together in hobbies
Engaging kids in model trains
READERS’ GALLERY • Garden railway scenes from around the world
Take inventory of your railroad
Seeking stand-up succulents
KITBASH A SMALL SWITCH TOWER • Modify a commercial kit and customize it with a variety of details
ADDING DETAILS • The fun part of any project is customizing it. I added a number of details to the kit, which you may add or omit as you desire.
STRIKING SILVER IN A SMALL SPACE • Compact railroad draws inspiration from a 1900s Colorado mining line
Converting a BACHMANN 4-4-0 to DCC • Battery power and a Stanton S Cab system improve this American-type engine
RAISED ROADBED YOU CAN RELOCATE • Elevate your track game with common hardware store items
REEFER-ING to the PROTOTYPE • A preserved Colorado & Southern car inspires a look-alike in 1:20.3
THE GUYS ON THE TRACK GANG • Even a very small garden railway needs maintenance
MOGUL PIKO’S 2-6-0 is a go-anywhere, do-anything steam engine • DCC and sound make it a versatile part of your fleet
Accucraft’s SABRINA • A freelance British 0-4-0T live steamer
A DRUMHEAD FOR VARNISH