Garden Railways

Garden Railways (GR) is a quarterly American magazine about the hobby of running large-scale trains outdoors, also called garden railroading. Published since 1984, it is the world's leading magazine on that subject. Each issue features hobby news, product reviews, how-to articles, featured railroads from around the world, photo galleries, and much more. Publication is slated to cease after the Fall 2020 issue. Garden Railways magazine began publication in 1984 by Sidestreet Bannerworks. The magazine evolved from the company's newsletter, the Sidestreet Banner, which dealt primarily with the small scale live-steam locomotives that the company was importing at that time. Marc Horovitz was the Editor and Barbara Horovitz the Horticultural Editor. The first issues of Garden Railways were published in black-and-white. Text was generated on a typewriter. In 1985, a primitive IBM computer and a daisy-wheel printer were acquired, which allowed text to be printed out in justified columns. These columns, printed out in strips, were then pasted up by hand in the old-fashioned way. Petria MacDonnell joined GR's staff at the beginning of 1986 as the magazine's first gardening editor, later succeeded by Chip Rosenblum, Barbara Abler, and Don Parker. Among the regular contributors in the mag... ()

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Countries covered: US

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Fischer | Data Science. ID: MEDIA:36439, Added: 01/11/2021, Last updated: 06/14/2021