Garden Railways Magazine 2003 December Scratchbuilders garden empire SImple Pass

Garden Railways Magazine 2003 December Scratchbuilders garden empire SImple Pass

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Garden Railways Magazine 2003 December Scratchbuilders garden empire SImple Pass
Garden Railways 2003 December FEATURES
Cover story
72 Visit the Cascade Timber & Mining Railroad
Industrial railroading in eastern Iowa by Gary Edlen
82 Build a simple passenger shelter
A little stripwood, a little plywood... by Marc Horovitz
88 Buying a starter set
A selection of current large-scale sets for beginners by Rene Schweitzer
94 Building the Middleboro Railroad
Part 4: Planting and operating by Kevin Strong
100 The 2003 Garden Railways photo contest
This year's winners by Marc Horovitz
108 A garden-railroading timeline
Our hobby throughout the years by Marc Horovitz
112 Railroading outdoors
from the April 1951 issue of Model Railroader
120 Deer-resistant gardening
Plants that deer almost never eat by Cecil Easterday
124 Large-scale holiday displays 2003
Make visiting a garden railway a tradition compiled by Rene Schweitzer
130 Scratchbuild a warehouse
A simple project in 1:29 scale, part 2 by Vance Bass
136 Garden railway design & construction
Tools for the railroad garden by Jack Verducci
6 From the Editor
Notes from Marc
14 Notes & news
What's new for the garden railroader
22 Letters
Views from our readers
26 Questions & Answers
We respond to your hobby questions
38 Garden railway basics
The workshop
46 hooking back
A glance into the history of garden railways
50 Pathways
Space invaders of the garden-railroad kind
60 Plant portraits
Compact Australian brush cherry and coral bells
150 Miniscaping
Using color effectively in the garden
156 Scribblings on a
workshop wall
The odd corners
163 Raising steam
The ritual of the steamup
170 Events
Upcoming shows and exhibits
174 Online station
A large-scale guide to the Internet
176 Club director),
Garden railroading around the world
180 Product reviews
USA Trains Alco PA, Accucraft Porter, MTH boxcar, and more
200 End of the line
Jim Frank's retirement railroad
PLUS Insert: Plan #62
Build a 1:20.3 scale
USA Trains' new PAs reviewed page 180
A scratch built garden empire page 72

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