Garden Trains Product Reviews

Enjoy reviews of great new products of interest to the outdoor garden model railroader, presented by the Garden Trains Annual staff. Please contact Editor Chris Lane to have your product considered for review.

Marklin LGB Large Scale “Chloe” Engine

January 13, 2021

Marklin LGB Large Scale “Chloe” Engine

This large scale model of Chloe captures the spirit of Ward Kimball’s Grizzly Flats Railroad, and makes a fine addition to any garden empire.

General Electric 25 Ton Diesel Switcher by Piko in G Scale

December 17, 2020

General Electric 25 Ton Diesel Switcher by Piko in G Scale

Piko’s General Electric 25 ton large scale model provides a combination of prototype fidelity and superb operating characteristics. The model is robust and reliable making it a great choice for an entry level locomotive for the first timer or veteran garden railroaders.