Gorgeous Garden Railways

Gorgeous Garden Railways

Marc Horovitz & Pat Hayward

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Vivid, full-color photos capture the essence of model railroading and gardening in the great outdoors. This book features large portraits with informative text by Marc Horovitz, editor of Garden Railways, and Pat Hayward, the magazineís horticultural editor. Includes chapters on garden railroad landscaping, trains, infrastructure, ponds and water features, and other landscape challenges, all illustrated by plenty of high-quality photos. Gorgeous Garden Railways will strike a chord not only with garden/model railroaders but with other garden enthusiasts and homeowners as well.


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Author: Marc Horovitz & Pat Hayward
Softcover; 10 1/4 x 10 1/4; 144 pages; 135 color photos; ISBN: 9780871162328


Marc Horovitz is the editor of Garden Railways magazine. He is a long time model railroader and has been involved in garden railroading for about 25 years. Since the 1970s, he has been an active proponent of small-scale steam locomotives. Marc is the founding member of the Denver Garden Railway Society (DGRS), the oldest garden railway society of North America. Marc had written extensively on the subject of small-scale steam and garden railroading in Model Railroader, the Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette, Live Steam, and other publications before founding Garden Railways magazine with his wife Barbara in 1984.



Pat Hayward has been professionally involved in the horticultural world for almost 30 years and has been Horicultural Editor for Garden Railways magazine for nine years. Her writings have appeared in many national publications, including American Nurseryman, the American Gardener, The Public Garden, Birderís World magazine, and the American Conifer Society bulletins.
Introduction 7

Chapter 1
Garden Railroading Through the Years 9
Chapter 2
Trains 15
Chapter 3
Infrastructure 35
Chapter 4
Railway Gardening 69
Chapter 5
Landscaping Challenges 87
Chapter 6
Ponds and Water Features 101
Chapter 7
Garden Railway Gallery 111

Appendices 136
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