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TW TrainWorx 5th Annual Layout Festival

2013 Festival Flyer

Be SURE to get YOUR name on the Guest List: http://www.trainworxfestival.com

Food Trucks Confirmed: Ruthie’s and Soulgood

Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
(214) 634-2965

 
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Posted by on March 2, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Where in the World is Traindame???

  Six months… In a Blink of an EYE!

YIKES… Has it really been six months since my last post on my Traindame Blog?!?! That’s just plain CRAZY!!!!

I’ve been Facebooking… Tweeting… Emailing… Traveling… and daily opening up ‘Traintastic’ relationships but there’s simply *NO EXCUSE for neglecting my Traindame Blog!!!

Ok, so what is the best way to blog about my past six month experience?? How about a photo review – hold on, here we go!

November/December 2014 was Trains at NorthPark time!

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G. Rosenbaum enjoyed several gatherings at his home sharing his custom layout:

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Enjoy reading the New York Times Article written about Mr. Rosenbaum’s home and train layout! Coming Full Circle

D. MacCormack’s custom layout was installed in Huntsville, Texas:

Enjoy reading the Postcards Magazine Article written about Don’s custom layout! Do You Know?

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Next stop, Chattanooga Tennessee for Dr. Sawrie’s S Gauge installation:

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The Smith’s visited the TrainWorx studio before installation of their custom attic layout in Kansas:

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McNally’s custom layout (suspended from garage) was crated and then shipped to California:

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Layout with a subway left Texas for New Jersey where J. Shapson installed it in his home:

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Existing client, J. Morrison recently added a modular table with trailer included to his train collection and he wanted to “Roger-ize” it!

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Another Jersey layout! On the studio floor now is the custom Hellgate table with added subway! 

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The Traingineers installed and then dismantled the Lionel Holiday Display at the Transit Museum inside the NY Grand Central Terminal but first it spent some time on the studio floor getting some branding updates, dusting & cleaning with our guest Traingineer, Dennis Brennan!

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And finally… two new stations getting ready to debut at Spring York next week:

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Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
(877) 881-4997
http://www.twtrainworx.com

SAVE THE DATE: TW TRAINWORX FOURTH ANNUAL LAYOUT FESTIVAL WILL BE HERE… IN A BLINK OF AN EYE!!!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2015 FROM 10 TILL 4

 
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Top ‘5’ Problems for Toy Train Owners…

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Posted by on October 30, 2014 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…

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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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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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February 2014 … Layout Installs and Dismantles

What a fabulous month February has been for the TW Traingineers having the incredible opportunities to partake in the Rosenbaum, “Houston, Wharton, & Pecos River RR” layout installation and just earlier this week the dismantle of the awesome, seen by millions world wide, Lionel Holiday Layout displayed at the Transit Museum inside the Grand Central Terminal which just celebrated its 100th Anniversary of existence!!

Gives me goosebumps to think about all the travelers and stories that have transpired in the 100 years…

I know you will enjoy this time lapse of the TW TrainWorx Traingineers doing what they have a passion to do!

Enjoy!

Click on link below to see more pictures taken of this layout:

LIONEL HOLIDAY TRAIN LAYOUT

Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx est. 2008 a division of TW Design
(877) 881-4997

P.S. SAVE THE DATE: September 27, 2014 join us for our 3rd Annual Layout Festival!

 
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Posted by on February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Houston… We Have S U C C E S S!!!!

It’s been a long time coming and I am happy to say the layout installation of the Houston, Wharton, & Pecos River RR has been completed and to quote the layout owner: “the incredible piece of artwork now resides in his Train Gallery!”

Wow, I had no idea of the absolute pleasure I was embarking on back in June of 2011 when Glen first contacted us to collaborate with him to make his 50+ year dream layout come true… all the while, at the same time he was in the process of remodeling/adding on to his family home in Houston. I won’t go into a long account of the extraordinary experience but will take the opportunity to focus on two items:

#1. The entire layout – all 410 sq. ft. of it (14′ x 30′) went up into the train room (back then it was a “room”) through a hole in the floor (not kidding) which was deemed the “Farkash Hatch” by Glen and his Architects from the get go!

Farkash Hatch Collage:

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#2. Glen’s home was chosen to be 1 of 8 in the 38th Annual Rice Design Alliance Architecture Tour which you all are invited to partake in Houston, Texas –  March 28th and 29th! Read all about it right here:
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I have it from my sources that there will be an exclusive article written about the Houston, Wharton, and Pecos River RR very soon and until then I can’t post any “finished finished” photos but here are a few I took of the Traingineers during last weekend’s installation:

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This video just in from the inaugural running of the trains on the
Houston, Wharton, & Pecos River Railroad, ENJOY!

 

Next in line for the Traingineer Production Studio is a layout for a gentleman in California who Roger designed a Harry Potter themed train layout for and just added to our production schedule another residential layout for a gentleman in Alabama whom we had the pleasure of meeting at last year’s LCCA Convention!

Happy Tracks!

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

 
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Posted by on February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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