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Traindame… Uber… Omaha !


What a *Super Fun time the Traingineers and I had last week in Omaha setting up and running trains on the BNSF Layout for the Annual Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder’s Meeting!

In his usual fashion, Warren, stopped by EVERY business on the convention floor before opening to the public, hopped out of his golf cart to take pictures… selfies, chit chat, and give everyone a thumbs up of appreciation for all the effort that goes into preparing this convention for his shareholders to experience.

Personally, I had a true ‘Rock Star’ moment that I will absolutely NEVER forget… My last Uber ride to the convention started like the other two I’d been on except when my response to his question, “Are you a Shareholder?” was…

“No, I am the President of TW TrainWorx out of Dallas, Texas and we’re here setting up the BNSF Layout.”

Uber Driver Bob’s reaction was PRICELESS! (thank God we were stopped at a red light)

He said with a gasp, “YOU are TW TRAINWORX???? You, You, YOU MUST BE TRAINDAME!! Oh my goodness – you guys are just the BEST – – I LOVE WHAT YOU DO….Oh Oh man, I’ve never wished my son could be with me when I’m driving for UBER but MAN DO I WISH HE WAS WITH ME RIGHT NOW!!! I can hardly wait to tell him who I drove today.”

Knock me over with a feather… TW TrainWorx is making tracks and people from Coast to Coast are cheering us on to continue providing top notch customer service, tremendously awesome products and custom train layouts that are literally changing people’s lives and making dreams come true!! So blessed to be a part of this toy train niche of super Traintastic people like YOU… such a joy!

Now you are in “the know” of Traindame’s Rock Star moment in Omaha : )

***BREAKING NEWS… THIS JUST IN FROM BOB… MY UBER DRIVER***

Uber driver, Bob and I are members of the OGR Forum and I posted on forum the other night about my Uber Omaha experience and here is BOB’s REPLY to me… a direct cut & paste:

Good Evening,

I was honored to be able to meet TrainDame from TW Trainworx this weekend in my capacity
as an UBER driver. As you might imagine, driving UBER doesn’t involve many
insightful and engaging conversations (especially between midnight and 3AM),
but to start the morning off talking trains with someone who is truly
a key cog in the hobby was an absolute honor.
Would love to cart around some more Hi-Rail enthusiasts if I get the chance!

Here is a link to the actual posting on the OGR Forum: Traindame… Uber…Omaha


Check out some pictures from last week taken inside the CenturyLink Convention Center… folks enjoying the BNSF Layout at the Annual Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder’s Meeting. ENJOY!

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Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
Dallas, Texas USA
(214) 634-2965
http://www.trainworxlayouts.com

P.S. Check out the latest and greatest TW TrainWorx Product on my Blog: http://wp.me/P1JoOq-jp and feel free to take action and…
BUY NOW! 🙂

 
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Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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**York Video that had people stopping in their tracks…

So, what was the strategy for Traindame to attend this year’s Fall York Event solo?? I had a big video screen in the booth, table with FREE popcorn, my photo books and our new Locomotive Service Platform Kit and focused on creating new relationships and loving on the existing client relationships TW TrainWorx is so blessed to nurture.

Check out the video produced by the one and only …. amazing ABC Traingineer crew; Alan Lockwood, Ben Galbraith, and Connor Erickstad that literally had people stopping…. and watching, ENJOY!

Happy Tracks!

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

 

 
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Posted by on November 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Announcing… Live with Traindame!

One of the coolest aspects of being around the incredibly creative, crazy talented, and super skilled Traingineers is being able to see first hand the massive amount of progress that can happen in a week… a day… or heck even in a couple of hours on the studio floor!

So with that in mind, and having my handy dandy iPhone and Facebook *Live* video, I’ve officially started my “Traindame… Live in 5” series and invite you to view my very first episode which features a cool look at the making of the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s Trains Over Texas displays opening November 18, 2016.

Oh… and be on the lookout for a truly behind the scenes, I’m talking – filmed WAY in the back portion of our studio sneak peek look at the 17′ Pecos River Bridge : )

Enjoy!

Happy Tracks!

Traindame aka Dorcie Farkash
TW TrainWorx
(214) 634-2965
http://www.TrainWorxLayouts.com

 
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Posted by on October 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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TW TrainWorx Third Annual Festival – 9/27/14

Oh my goodness, the saw dust is flying in our studio as the Traingineers are in heavy preparation mode for what promises to be our biggest, best, funnest, most fabulous and traintastic (Traindame word) Layout Festival to date!!

Check out who will be donating to our Chinese Raffle this year…. The World Famous – awesome Angela Trotta Thomas who unfortunately can’t make it herself on the 27th but sent a way-cool Texas Special 54 Lionel Jigsaw Puzzle just for our festival attendees participating in our Chinese Raffle. She even signed the box to make this a keepsake puzzle for years to come! Thank you my friend!!!!

Angela Trotta Signature Texas Special 54_AT

Only one way to win this puzzle… YOU BE at the Third Annual Layout Festival
and purchase a Raffle ticket 🙂

**ATTENTION**

Our vendor tables are officially *Sold Out and here is the list
of fine folks you can purchase from:

  • David Gahagen (making a return trip from Colorado) who hand crafts and does incredible customization of flat car loads

  • Le Kepley with AVKM will blow you away with his video display

  • Dennis Brennan of Brennan’s Model Railroading Products (making a return trip from Missouri) will also have a donation for our Chinese Raffle… love his products

  • Steve Fowler representing the Colorado Toy Train Group (also making return trip from Colorado) – they’ve always got product you’ll want to buy

Here is our line up of Participating Organizations we are proud to have on our studio floor and whom can provide YOU a wealth of knowledge of TRAINS… both real and toy:

  • Lionel Collector’s Club of America – – – known as the best *Toy Train Club on the planet 🙂 Added bonus…*Lionel Railroad Club Members take advantage of the opportunity to speak with the LCCA representatives about the recent merger!! 🙂

  • Lionel Modular Group will have their modular layout set up again

  • BNSF Railroad Patrol

  • BNSF Railway

  • Museum of American Railroad

  • Lenny the Lion

  • TrainWorx Traingineers demonstrating the latest Lionchief Engines

  • Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (Part of Festival Proceeds to benefit this fabulous organization)

Please enjoy testimonial that Tim from Kansas wrote after last year’s Layout Festival:

Festival Testimonial

And of course Traindame and her fellow Traingineers will be here all day enjoying fellowship time with all YOU phenomenal Ferroequinologists!!!!!

Happy Tracks!

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

P.S. Get YOUR name on the Attendee List NOW:
http://www.TrainWorxFestival.com

P.P.S. Just posted this Ahhhmazing Testimonial from another
happy TrainWorx Customer…Read it here: Rooney

P.P.P.S. Attendees coming in from Pennsylvania are travelers
coming the farthest, so far… THANK YOU!

P.P.P.P.S. Festival Fun-tivities here: Festival Details

P.P.P.P.P.S. New this year… the Bombay Chop Stix Food Truck!

Bombay Chop Stix

 

 
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Posted by on September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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What’s been going on in Traingineerland???

Whew!!!!! Catching my breath now and mind boggled that I didn’t post a peep on my blog in July – YIKES!!!

Below is a sentiment I’ve stated out loud at least 10 times (if not more) over the past 6 weeks…

“So wish I could be in two places at one time… or realistically… more like 5 places at once!”

I have been fortunate to be in a hopping travel mode with the Traingineers as we’ve been serving clientele from the West Coast – Thousand Oaks, California, on into the Mid West – Indianapolis, Indiana and Chilicothe, Ohio… and just when I think it can’t get any better… it does!

There are so many wonderful “Train Nuts” across this great country of ours, who are really some of the most “traintastic” (Traindame word) people we not only have the opportunity to produce layouts/product for but (*Added Bonus*) we also enjoy time making wonderful memories and experience INCREDIBLE fellowship with truly EXTRAORDINARY people!!

I was pondering the best way to get my past six weeks experience across to you and decided to put together a couple of Traindame Photo Collages:

But wait… before the collage, a shameless selfie first 🙂

Traindame & the Traingineers… completion of day #4 of California custom layout installation:

TraindameTraingineers

 

Summer of 2014
Thousand Oaks, California – Harry Potter Themed Layout

Collage June

Chillecothe, Ohio
Rooney Family Layout

Roger_Rooneys

 

Collage July Rooney

LCCA Convention
Indianapolis, Indiana

Collage

 

The countdown to our Third Annual Layout Festival has *BEGUN!

September 27th, 2014 is the date and YOU are guaranteed to have have more fun than an Engineer rounding the mountain pulling three miles of cars!

Be sure to sign up on the Official Attendee List because I am believing we are going to break last year’s attendance record and I want to make sure I am prepared!

Now activated… TW TrainWorx Third Annual Layout Festival link:

http://www.trainworxfestival.com

Happy Tracks!

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

Save The Date 2014

 

P.S. GET YOUR NAME ON THE ATTENDEE LIST… win a chance for  a bonus surprise if YOU travel the furthest!

http://www.TrainWorxFestival.com

P.P.S. Part of proceeds benefit the amazing Ronald McDonald House of Dallas

 

 

 
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Posted by on August 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

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Ronald McDonald House of Dallas presents…

Trains at NorthPark

 
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Posted by on November 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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TW TrainWorx 3rd Annual Layout Festival

Save The Date 2014

 
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Posted by on November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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