by Allan "Needs Another Locomotive" Gartner

Imagining a world full of peace, harmony, and steam model manufacturers who put Kadee coupler pockets on the front of their locomotives!


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Wiring For DCC. How to wire your model railroad for Digital Command Control. This is what this web site is all about! Ask your question on the DCC Q&A Forum.Check out the very popular section on Turnouts.

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Garden Railroad for Sale!

A whimsical garden railway where all the buildings are bird houses.  It only occupies our entire back yard.   Our Finchfield & Wrensylvania Garden Railway , Richardson, TX.


Interested in an operations-based North Dallas, TX  model railroad club without by-laws or dues?  Introducing my interpretation of the coal carrying Clinchfield Railroad occupying the ENTIRE second floor of my house!   The High & Xiety HO Model Railroad, Richardson, TX.

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Put a train around your office cubicle!

In HO or G

The Great, Scenic Clinchfield Railroad - the inspiration for the HO railroad. The Clinchfield was the best engineered railroad of its time.

Copyright Allan Gartner, 1997

The first steam passenger train over Saluda Grade in 29 years!  N&W #611 makes a dramatic showing.  These were the good ol' days!
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Not Digital Command Control, but definitely DCC!
DCC=Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders


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