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Locomotive Service Yard Addition

Roger and I had the pleasure of traveling up to see our favorite Amarillo customer, Tom Campbell, to install a very cool enhancement to his TrainWorx custom layout, the High Plains Division of the Panhandle and Santa Fe Railway.

Roger started collaborating with Tom in 2012 to realize his desire of having a train layout that would reflect features of the High Plains and Santa Fe style engineering. Tom has a wonderful 30 plus year history of actually working on the Santa Fe RR as an Engineer/Manager and he wanted his layout to reflect just that.

Our two day enhancement installation focused on this area that Tom had cleared out for his Locomotive Service Yard… aka – BEFORE SHOTS:

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I thoroughly enjoyed my time with both Roger and Tom experiencing two days of listening to Tom’s great railroad stories and there really is nothing better than watching Roger in action and witnessing how he ties everything together as if the Service Yard had always been on Tom’s layout.
Please enjoy the AFTER SHOTS:

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Train Buddies : )

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Process Photos

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Tom Campbell’s
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Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
2808 McGowan Street
Dallas, TX 75203

(877) 881-4997


 

 
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Posted by on June 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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TW TrainWorx Layout Festival

2013 Festival Layouts

 
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Posted by on September 23, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Traingineers *MOVE MOUNTAINS*

Behind the scenes video of some serious mountain moving action:


Roger Farkash, Chief Traingineer, designed this S Gauge Layout currently on the studio floor:

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This residential layout will be installed next month in Colorado so although you won’t be able to experience it during our Fourth Annual Layout Festival, rest assured there will be several custom layouts to enjoy! October 3, 2015 is the date… find out more right here: http://www.trainworxfestival.com 

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Happy Tracks!

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

P.S. Still room for *Train Vendors at our Festival – reserve YOUR 8′ table today! Call (877) 881-4997 or register online by clicking this link: VENDOR REGISTRATION

 

 
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Posted by on August 27, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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Festival Preparation Going ON.. In FULL SWING!

What a treat is in store for ALL the 2014 Layout Festival Attendees!!

Special shout out to attendees signed up and coming in from: Pennsylvania, Florida, Missouri, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and every corner of Texas!! 

Quick review for YOU of Festival Fun-tivities we’re preparing for
our 10 till 5 | Saturday | September 27, 2014 EVENT:

  • Surprise Traindame Bonus Bag for first 300 Attendees upon entry

  • The BNSF Corporate Layout on studio floor

  • The Lionel Holiday Layout showcased in the Grand Central Terminal, NY Transit Museum

  • MacCormack, Sawrie, Smith, and McNally residential layouts… all in various stages of completion

  • Our own Traingineer, Collin Jelinger’s WAY COOL (in the style of) Lego train table

  • Vendors: David Cahagen, Diana Yatsko, Colorado Toy Train Group, Le Kepley,

  • Train Reps from: LCCA, Museum of American Railroad, BNSF Railroad Patrol, Ronald McDonald House of Dallas|Trains at NorthPark

  • 7 piece LIVE JAZZ BAND

  • Special appearance by… Lenny the Lion

  • Mama Feye’s BBQ, Bombay Chop Stix Food Truck, Mr. Snowie Food Truck

  • Awesome prizes will be raffled off during our Chinese Raffle – donating to our raffle this year: Angela Trotta Thomas, Lionel, Emery & donations are still coming in

Best! Best! Best! Benefit of our Layout Festival….

Part of proceeds will go DIRECTLY to the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas 🙂

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If YOU haven’t already…
Please register NOW for the TW TrainWorx
Third Annual Layout Festival
Right HERE: http://www.TrainWorxFestival.com 

Be sure to let all YOUR *Crazy for Trains* – friends, family, co-workers, neighbors and organizations know about this GOTTA BE HERE EVENT!!!

Let’s… Break a Money Raising Record for all our friends
with the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas!!

– – – > THIRD ANNUAL LAYOUT FESTIVAL KICKS OFF IN… 9 DAYS <- – –

Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
(877) 881-4997

 
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Posted by on September 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Hat-Trick for TW TrainWorx!!

What’s the best way to start the New Year?? Attending not 1… not 2… but 3 live train events all in the great Lone Star State of Texas and that is exactly what the Traingineers did starting with the Katy, Texas TCA Lone Star Division Meet, then to the Houston, Texas for the World’s Greatest Hobby Show and back to Plano, Texas for the North Texas Counsel of Railroad Club’s 29th Annual Train Meet!!

Best part?? Being with fellow Train Nuts to start the year off perfectly!

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Plano Set Up:

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With a start like this in January, the remaining 11 months of 2014 are just going to keep getting better, funner, and more exciting!! Love the ride!! 🙂

Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
(877) 881-4997

P.S. Saturday, February 1st we will be opening the TW TrainWorx Showroom Store from 10:00 to 4:00 at our Dallas Studio: 2808 McGowan Street – Dallas, Texas  75203
**Come see Traindame, custom layouts, TrainWorx product and several “mystery” items for sale… Saturday only!**

 
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Posted by on January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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