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!


                N&W #611 is back! Help build a engine house for the "Spirit of Roanoke"         


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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.

To get a CD-ROM of this website, click here.

Destinctive Jewelry by my wife, Pam Ragon


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, 2015

N&W #611 is back under her own power! No diesel pusher for this magnificent engine. About 5,000 people turn out for a ride over the 4th of July weekend. Hundreds line the tracks and highways get their photos.
For more on N&W #611, click here.

Thank you for the encouraging e-mail.  It helps justify to my wife the amount of time I spend on this page!

Not Digital Command Control, but definitely DCC!
DCC=Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders


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