Garden Railroad Clubs and Societies

Club or Society

Area

Link

Buckeye State Garden Railroaders

Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Youngstown 

Miami Valley Garden Railway Society

Greater Dayton

Greater Cincinnati Garden Railway Society 

Greater Cincinnati 

Northern Ohio Garden Railway Society  

Northeast Ohio

Scioto Valley Model Railroad Club

Waverly Ohio 

 Indiana Large Scale Railroaders

 Central Indiana

Gulfcoast  Garden Railroaders

 Gulfcoast Florida

Denver Garden Railway Society 

 Greater Denver

Association of 16mm Narrow  Gauge Modlellers

 Great Britain

The Gauge One Model Railway Association 

USA contact
Great Britain
Erine Noa, 791 County Farm Rd, Monticello, Ill, 61856

Garden Railroad Conventions and Shows

Conventions or Shows

Location

Link

2021 National Garden Railway Convention 

Nashville, TN

Golden Spike Enterprises - Buckeye Train Show
every December and April at the Ohio Expo Center
Train Expo, Inc

annual two day model railroading show at

the Ohio Expo Center 

World's Greatest Hobby

traveling train show - occasionally in Ohio

Garden Railroad Supplies

Supplier

Location

Link

Reindeer Pass (store)

Iowa

RLD Hobbies (store)

Alion, Illinois

G-Scale Junction (by Appointment)

Pataskala, Ohio

Ozark Miniatures (accessories)
Bachmann 
Marklin (LGB) 
USA trains 
HLW 
Accucraft - now LIVESTEAM STATION
Piko

Garden Supplies

Supplier

Location

Link

Seely's Landscape Nursery

Columbus, Oh

Strader's Garden Center 

Columbus, Oh 

Oakland Nurseries 

Columbus, Oh

 DeMony's Nursery

Columbus, Oh

Baker's Acres Greenhouse 

Alexandria, Oh 

 Moss Acres

 Honesdale, PA

Ohio Mulch 

Columbus, Oh

Semco Stone - #9 crushed limestone (ballast)

6015 Taylor Rd, Gahanna, Oh

 Mr.  Mulch

6469 Nicholas Dr,  Columbus, Oh

Tools and Instructions

Source

Link

Recycled, Odd, Ends, and Leftovers RR
by CGRS member  Jim Shell
The Large Scale Trains Page by George Schreyer

Large Scale "How to" site by Greg Elmassian

Scale and Gauge Conversion Charts

CGRS dual rail bender

Contact Doug Kruest - 614-889-9271

 dkruest@aim.com

Magazines

Magazine

Link

Family Garden Trains
Steam in the Garden (US)
 Garden Railways Magazine ****
Model Railroader (US) (large scale section) 

Garden Rail (UK)