Gordon Frank's Farming for Meccano (Archive)

Farming for Meccano

*** Hello, my name is Georgette Nunnamaker. I am the step-daughter of Mr. Gordon Frank. I have the very sad news of announcing that Gordon passed away suddenly on Sunday Novemeber 16, 2003 in the evening. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Norma, his stepchildren: David, Kirsten and Georgette as well as many grandchildren, and other relatives. A few years back I made this website as a gift for Gord so that I could show the world all of his wonderful meccano creations. I still remember the first day I stepped into the basement at the farm and saw all the meccano. Gord was very proud of his meccano and was always thinking of new things to build. Every time we went to an auction or even a garage sale, we were instructed to search for meccano.

Gordon was loved, respected and admired by so many people all around the world and in his community. This is one of the hardest things i am doing in writing this. I made this website to celebrate my stepfather. I hope to keep this website alive and I know Norma would love to keep hearing from all of you. We thank you for your friendship to Gordon. Meccano was a huge part of his life. His very last experience was about a week before he died. He was at the Toronto show and was so very happy. He called home telling tales of all he saw and did. He felt so honoured to be a part of such an elite and distinguished group of collectors and fellow lovers of meccano.

Contact: Gordon Frank/Norma Frank

Phone: (780)458-3905

Email: gffarms@telusplanet.net

Current and Finished Projects

Welcome to all who visit. The following pictures are of projects that I have completed as well as projects I am currently working on. I am always on the lookout for more parts to add to my collection. Please contact me with any questions or comments you may have. Thanks for visiting, Gordon Frank.

Current Project
I am currently working on this Meccano roller coaster. I built this from a picture on the cover of Constructor Quarterly (Dave Taylor).

Past Projects

Flexicoil Air Seeder (original) 1999

John Deere Combine (original) 1999

Premier Swather (original) 1999

John Deere 4-Wheel Drive (original) 1999-2000

Container Crane, model plan (Joe Attard)

Blocksetter 1996

Road Grader, Canadian Model Plan (with V-plow and side wing for snow plowing)

Marklin Kit

Motors and Parts

Old 6v and 12v motors

Various Parts

Cars and Trucks#9 Red and Green Car, Blue and Gold Car, Small Roadster, Small Red and Green Car (John Williamson)

Blue and Gold Truck, Sweeper, Red and Green Truck (John Williamson)

Rare Wind Up Meccano Car

Blue and Gold Meccano Car (John Williamson)

Blue and Gold Meccano Truck (John Williamson)

Marklin Paddle Wheeler(boxed model), built in 1997

Email: gffarms@telusplanet.net

copyright 2001 These are actual models in my collection. Please use these pictures for your viewing only. Please contact for any other use.