Layin’ Track, Runnin’ Trains – Garden Railroading in the NW

Checkout the lovely rock wall that rims part of the track. Fun and easy to replicate for our mini gardens.

Checkout the lovely rock wall that rims part of the track. Fun and easy to replicate for our mini gardens.

Layin’ Track, Runnin’ Trains

“I hear that train ‘a comin’! Comin’ round the track.
Click-itty clack, click-itty clack.”

We had the opportunity to see El Presidente’s garden railway the other day!

Here are some pictures of Glenn Shadduck’s layout, the president of the Puget Sound Garden Railway Society. They are holding the big national convention here in Tacoma this year. This was Glenn’s trial-run in preparation for the bus-loads of conventioneers coming to see him this coming weekend. We’ll be there on Sunday,  one of the public days where anyone can get into see what’s going on.

I’ll keep my eyes peeled for more tips and tricks from these uber-mini-gardeners if you can’t make it!

Link to more information on the National Garden Railway Convention is here.

Link to the Puget Sound Garden Railroad Society is here.

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  1. […] be why most railroad gardeners shy away from the plant-side of the hobby and tend to focus more on layin’ the tracks and runnin’ the trains – at least in my experience they […]

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