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2022 National Garden Railway Convention preview

By Doug Mayes | April 26, 2022

View layouts that will be on display in the Denver area

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Model steam train with snowplow on tracks

2022 National Garden Railway Convention preview: The Denver Garden Railway Society welcomes you to Denver this June! This year’s event will be held at the Crowne Plaza hotel, and will include an ice cream social, a BBQ at the Colorado Railroad Museum, daily bus tours to the railways on display, and pre- and post-convention tours.

PIKO America custom short caboose
This year’s convention car is a D&RGW short caboose, made by PIKO America

The convention is also selling a custom Denver & Rio Grande Western short caboose, made by PIKO America. Only 248 units will be made, limit one per registrant. Find ordering information on the convention website.

Visit the convention’s website to register, view the schedule, and more!

Boy near garden railway with gazebo in background

Palmer Lake, Greenland, Larkspur RR

Owned by Bob and Glen Leise

Boy near garden railway with gazebo in background
Model steam train on wood trestle with zinnias in background

B&E Colorado & Northern Pass RR

Owned by Bob and Elene Finch

Model steam train on wood trestle with zinnias in background
Model steam train approaches curve with cows and windmill nearby

Petrified Progress Railway

Owned by Craig and Cherylene Evans

Model steam train approaches curve with cows and windmill nearby
Diesel locomotive approaches on garden railway

Desautel West Railroad

Owned by Jim and Cindy Desautel

Diesel locomotive approaches on garden railway
Model steam train with snowplow on tracks

Haystack Mountain

Owned by Jerry and Mary Driver

Model steam train with snowplow on tracks
Model warehouse with vehicles parked nearby

DB Railroad of Germany

Owned by Gordon Calahan, his garden mentioned in the April 2005 issue, p. 87

Model warehouse with vehicles parked nearby
Steam locomotive scene on garden railroad

Colorado & Sparktown Railway

Owned by Doug and Ricki Mayes, featured in the August 2008 issue of Garden Railways

Steam locomotive scene on garden railroad
Indoor model scene of city near tracks

D&RGW 

Owned by Ron Keiser, featured in the February 2011 issue of Garden Railways
Indoor model scene of city near tracks
Model diesel engine speeding by curve with watch tower nearby

Red Rocks Route RR

Owned by Dean Vande Berg

Model diesel engine speeding by curve with watch tower nearby
Model steam locomotive passes by a town

P&BW RR

Owned by Bob and Paulette Poncar, featured in the February 2013 issue of Garden Railways

Model steam locomotive passes by a town

 

See photos from the 2021 National Garden Railway convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

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