Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette

Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette, subtitled Accurate Information for Fine Modelbuilding, is a magazine published bimonthly (every two months) in the United States. It was published by Benchmark Publications, Ltd. of Mountain View, California, until the title was acquired by White River Productions in 2017.[1] The editor and publisher is Robert W. Brown.[2] As of 2007, the listed regular columnists include Gene Deimling, Mallory Hope Ferrell, Charlie Getz, Boone Morrison, Lane Stewart, and Jim Vail.[2] The magazine is distributed to hobby shops by Kalmbach Publishing.[2] The first issue of the magazine was March/April 1975, and the magazine has been published continuously since then.[3]

Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette
EditorBob Brown
CategoriesRail transport modeling
PublisherWhite River Productions
Year founded1975

The magazine specialises in, as the title says, narrow gauge and short-line railroads from both a prototype and modeling perspective. The vast majority of articles are on North American subjects, but the magazine regularly publishes articles with a more international perspective, especially on modeling matters.

On January 10, 2017, White River Productions announced their acquisition of the magazine title from Benchmark Publications. Bob Brown remains as editor. [4]

See also


  1. "Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette". Retrieved May 1, 2007.
  2. "Masthead". Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette. 32 (6): 4. Jan–Feb 2007.
  3. "Magazine List: NGSL". The Model Train Magazine Index. Kalmbach Publishing. Retrieved May 1, 2007.
  4. "WRP purchases Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette". Model Railroad News. Retrieved 12 January 2017. Bob will continue to edit the magazine, so there should be little difference in the Gazette going forward.
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