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Traingineers on the M O V E !!

TW TrainWorx is experiencing an incredible first half of 2016 with Traingineers traveling to; New York, Texas, Nebraska, California, and Pennsylvania for train events and custom layout installations.

This past April was particularly jam packed starting off with a custom 8′ x 20′ layout installation for our dear friend Skip in Suffern, NY – check out some process shots while on the studio floor:

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Here are some shots of the installation taking place in Skip’s home…

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From New York, Chief Traingineer, Roger Farkash, then met up with Traindame and Traingineer, Roy McClellan, at Spring York where its always fun to see old friends, meet new friends, talk trains, and happy to say, we came back with five solid leads for custom layouts!

Back in Texas, Traingineer George Watson, lead a crew and delivered a 5′ x 10′ custom layout just outside Houston. Here are some shots of the layout right before it loaded out and then settled in it’s new home:

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The very next day the Traingineers and Traindame were off to Omaha for the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder’s Meeting to put up the BNSF layout in the BNSF Booth. It’s always fun seeing Warren Buffett and his friends. This year Bill Gates had a special Virtual Reality Film Crew set up a shot right dab in front of the layout. Enjoy some photos from the BNSF Booth on the Convention floor, first up Bill Gates’ Virtual Reality Film Crew…

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Chief Traingineer, Roger and Traingineer George SO Proud of 20 year T W Design/TrainWorx Lead Painter, Eugene, running trains and being part of the 2016 BHSM Traingineer team!

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It’s not everyday you have the opportunity to make someone’s dream come true! Below you see the Mayor of Sacramento, and ex NBA player, Kevin Johnson, embracing Roger at the BNSF layout for having found just the man that can make his dream of an ‘Underground Railroad’ layout in his mother’s ‘Underground Bookstore’ come true… more on that as it develops : ) All and all – another fabulously, traintastic time was experienced at the 2016 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder’s Meeting!

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Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
(877) 881-4997
2808 McGowan Street
Dallas, Texas  75203

P.S. Please feel free to call us and start conversations about OWNING YOUR OWN custom TW TrainWorx Layout! (877) 881-4997

P.P.S. Or… email me at dorcie@traindame.com and let the collaboration process commence : )

 
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Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Back from OMAHA!

Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder’s Meeting
May 3, 2014
Omaha, Nebraska USA

What an Absolutely  “TrainTASTIC” trip I had with the Traingineers at this year’s Berkshire Hathaway meeting!! I especially enjoyed meeting with Mr. Buffett again and having the incredible opportunity to spend time with him and really appreciated his genuine pleasure to take pictures with the TW Traingineers along with our special guest, Lionel’s VP of Marketing – Mike Phillips. Check out all the smiles…

Warren Buffett, Traindame and the TW TrainWorx Traingineers

Roger Farkash, Warren Buffett, Matt Rose BNSF

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I was standing on the other end of the table while Mr. Buffett was talking with Mr. Rose from BNSF, and the question arose from Mr. Buffett the desire to have an even bigger layout next year and I chimed in.. “We’d love to design an additional section to your layout!! So… shhhhh don’t tell anybody, totally UNOFFICIAL, but perhaps Roger will soon be in BNSF Layout Addition Design Mode and that would be SOOOOO COOOOOOL!!

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SHOWTIME!

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I can pretty much sum up the conversation (in truncated sentences) around the BNSF Layout during the event…

“Wow!”

“This is UNBELIEVABLE!”

“Fantastic”

“Amazing!”

“What a display”

“Really, I can run the trains?”

“Great job!”

“Look…. !”

“Totally Fabulous”

“You guys do amazing train layouts!”

“AWESOME!!!”


Two upcoming dates to save on YOUR calendar!

#1. May 17th, 2014 – TrainWorx Showroom Store open from 10 to 4

#2. September 27, 2014 – TrainWorx 3rd Annual Layout Festival

Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
2808 McGowan Street
Dallas, Texas  75203
(877) 881-4997

http://www.twtrainworx.com
traindame@traindame.com

 

 
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Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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TrainWorx Layouts in 4 different states this April!

LOUISIANA

Denny T. started our jam packed month of April off by loading up his trailer with the TW TrainWorx Custom 5′ x 9′ Hellgate Table along with the
Lionel Arch Base to set up in his Louisiana cabin.

Load out day:

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ALABAMA

Next up, loading the van for a road trip to Alabama to set up a custom table for
William P. in his train room:

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 PENNSYLVANIA

We had a great time at the York Spring Meet! Saw many old friends and made lots of new ones! Thanks to Eliot S. for sharing his fabulous photo book he put together showing off his incredible layout. Especially cool was having Roger sign the page with the Albuquerque/renamed Munoz Station 🙂

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 NEBRASKA

Closing out April and spilling into May is the BNSF Layout making it’s third appearance at the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder’s Meeting. The big ole 53′ truck is loaded and on it’s way to Omaha where the Traingineers and I will be setting the layout up in the BNSF Booth in the Convention Center! Talk about a Fantabulous Train Layout Packed month!

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Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
2808 McGowan St.
Dallas, Texas 75203
(877) 881-4997
http://www.twtrainworx.com

P.S. Shop online 24/7 and enter code: SY14 upon checkout for 10% Discount on all Bridge Kits!
*Offer good through 5/8/14

 
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Posted by on April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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It’s a Masterpiece!

BNSF Train Layout: Design, Build, Install by T W TrainWorx

From the very beginning, when Roger Farkash received the call from BNSF to design, build, and install a train layout for the 2012 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder’s Meeting, his creative energies cranked into high gear!

Objective:

Design, fabricate and outfit a custom, 256 Square Foot, 8’ x 32’ castered table and train layout.

Some of the fun stuff:

  • Mountain and elevated theme recognizable asCajonPass & TwoMedicineBridge.
  • Remaining table surface divided into industrial sidings and city /small town elements depicting industries serviced by BNSF and/or associates with BH companies.
  • Table Base: Eight 4’ x 8’ platforms mounted on steel wagons with 5’ casters.
  • Table Top: Aprox. 50 buildings (both standard & custom)
  • Video Billboards: Six 7” video billboards mounted and wired.
  • Track: approximately 330 feet, switches, bumpers, trestles, bridges and railings.
  • Trains: Six engines. Sixty various cars.
  • Wiring: track and accessories in modular format for rapid assembly and dismantle.
  • Controls: Transformers, wiring and relays with custom rack. Two Lionel Legacy control systems.

Requirement:

  • Keep it under wraps until May 5, 2012 debut in Omaha,Nebraska (killer accomplishment for Traindame!)

 Results:

  • “This is a masterpiece!” – Warren Buffet, March 5th, 2012

Check it out…

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PROCESS PICTURES – CLICK HERE!

 
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Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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