Privacy Policy

NARB LogoThe information included on The North Atlanta Rail Barons website is true and correct to the best of the Webmaster's knowledge. Each member of the Operating Group submits information which is subject to standard editing practices for inclusion herein.

The entire website is focused on our members and their accomplishments in the hobby of model railroading. It is the group's desire to demonstrate just what can be done in the building and operation of a model railroad and to enhance the reader's interest in the hobby of model railroading as well as the history of railroading.

The Webmaster's general policy is to not publish personal details about members unless asked to do so by the member involved. Comments, news items, and editorials by members and guests of the website will be considered for inclusion by the Webmaster and his/her assistants along with input from the officers of The North Atlanta Rail Barons, who are solely responsible for the content of this site.

Members live in the Northwest Atlanta suburbs of Marietta, Kennesaw, Acworth, Woodstock, Canton, and Jasper.  Specific information, such as addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, et al, are not included unless the member approves. Wherever possible, links are provided to outside activities in which our members are engaged if he/she so desires.

Further information about The North Atlanta Rail Barons and its members may be available at the websites of our affiliated organizations below.

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Contact Information

If you live in the Cobb, Cherokee and Paulding County area and would like information on the North Atlanta Rail Barons, or if you would like to visit one of our operating group sessions, please contact Howard Goodwin below.

Electronic mail
General Information: Howard Goodwin, MMR

  Member Index

Charter Members

The following current members of the North Atlanta Rail Barons are Charter Members of the group:

Howard Goodwin, MMR

Charlie Brown, MMR

Al Churella

Rob Dodds

Perry Lamb

Walt Liles

Jim Travis


The following members have joined the North Atlanta Rail Barons during the last nine years.

Boyd Bender

Dave Butts

Brian Campbell

Steve Funsten

I. D. Jackson

Bill Mathewson

Conrad Mora

Bill Raymond

Brian Sandberg

Mark Thomann

Dean Webb

Bob Wood

Bill Zawacki, MMR


Former Members

Charlie Crawford, MMR was a Charter Member of NARB and former Superintendent of the Piedmont Division. He was the third member of our group to earn the award of Master Model Railroader. He is now participating in another local operating group.

Larry K. Smith, MMR was a charter member of NARB and now lives in Kentucky where he completed the requirements to become the fourth Master Model Railroader from NARB.

Louis Gomes was a long-term member of NARB, an excellent modeler, guru of the CV's and DCC decoders and wiring design. He was the group's first webmaster and is responsible for the design of our logo. Louis recently completed his education and was rewarded with a new job in Houston, TX.

Philo Hutcheson left us when he accepted a position with the University of Alabama Birmingham. He had built an excellent HO-scale railroad depicting the Maine coastline in the 1940's/50's era.

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