Category Archives: Magazines Guide

Once upon a time, there were some indexes published on the Internet for garden railroad magazines and other publications of interest to garden railroaders. These indexes seem to have vanished into thin air. I have a modest collection of magazines, but now I can’t easily find an article or plans when needed.

This Magazines Guide is not an index because it is not complete. It is simply a listing of some of the contents of those issues that I have, with comments (and key words) intended to help me find whatever I am looking for by running a quick search. In fact, this is really an experiment to see if this format will even work. If it does, great. If not, I’ll delete it. In the meantime, try it out yourself.

Garten Bahn: No. 1 2010 (März)

Bau eines Cabriowagens für die Privatbahn, p. 16 (kitbashing, open-air, sightseeing, LGB, 1:22.5) This article shows how to kitbash an old LGB 3010 or similar, into an open-air sightseeing car. KISS RhB Modell Ge 4/4 182, p. 30 (review, Krokodil, … Continue reading

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Garten Bahn: No. 4 2009 (September)

Sie ist da, die IIIK, p. 38 (review, live steam, Accuracraft, Sächsische IIIK, 1:20.3) Das K1-Projekt, p. 41 (scratchbuilding, Garratt)

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Garten Bahn: No. 2 2010 (Mai)

Bau der Mallet 403 vom Vivarais, by Al Lutz, p.10 (scratchbuilding, 0-6-6-0 Mallet, 1:22.5) Abe 4/4″ in Spur IIm, Maßstab 1:22.5, p.47 (review, SCHEBA, RHB, Abe 4/4″, 1:22.5)

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Garten Bahn: No. 3 2010 (Juli)

Übernachtung im Zughotel, by Sigi Prehm (feature) This article features a train that has been converted into an hotel. Vier Halberstädter im Harz, p. 8 (feature, scratchbuilding, streetcars, Harz) This articles describes several streetcars from the Harz and information on … Continue reading

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Garten Bahn: No. 4 2010 (September)

Bekohlung selbst gebaut, p. 29 (construction, sratchbuilding, drawings, coal station) This article shows how to make a nicely detailed coal station for your steam engines.

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Garten Bahn: No. 5 2010 (November)

Unterbau-System, by Karl Zwirchmayr, p. 22 (construction, drawings, roadbed, concrete) This article describes how to make concrete roadbed segments for your track.

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Outdoor Railroader: Vol. 6 No. 3 (July 1996)

Build an RPO Baggage Car, by John T. Derr, p. 38 (kitbashing, drawings, LGB, 1:22.5) This article describes how to kitbash an LGB 3081 combine into a railway post office car. Americanize PIKO’s Brick Enginehouse, by Dave Cummins, p. 40 … Continue reading

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Outdoor Railroader: Vol. 6 No. 5 (November 1996)

Build a Disconnect Crane Car, by Mac McCalla, p. 42 (kitbashing) This short article describes how the author kitbashed a logging disconnect car (basically a flatdeck car on a single truck) by adding a small crane to it. Several photos, … Continue reading

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Märklin Magazin: No. 2 2007 (April)

Nothing of interest to garden railroaders.

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Märklin Magazin: No. 3 2008 (Juni)

Durch den Schweizer Jura, by Christian Zellweger, p. 90 (Basel, Switzerland) This article reports on the 150th Year Basel-Olten celebrations. Nice photos.

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