Magazine Back Issues August 2005

August 2005

By Angela Cotey | October 19, 2020

| Last updated on November 3, 2020

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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


Questions & Answers

Garden railway basics

Building blocks

Looking back


Top 10 water plants for garden railroads

Online links

Plant portraits

Miniature moneywort and green laceleaf Japanes maple

Online links


Country roads

Scribblings on a workshop wall

Holding on


Raising steam

Be unique!

Online station

Online links

Club directory

Product reviews

Regner steam locomotive, USA Trains hopper, and more

Regner live-steam 0-4-0T

LGB ore-car set

USA Trains hopper

End of the line

A stop on Alhambra Avenue

Insert: Plan #72

Build a 1:20.3 scale retired boxcar

Build a retired boxcar

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