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Great River Valley System

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GRVS is the Twin Cities, Minnesota premier N-scale club utilizing both the N-Trak and T-Trak standards. We exhibit in about 15 shows a year all over the Midwest.

Join us at one of our meetings, meet the gang. The only requirement is a desire for railroading, small and large.

The Committee:
    Jay Blomquist
    Mark Smith
    Ron Brown
    Walt Pattinson

To contact us by email:
    For basic club information, contact
    For info about shows, contact


This Month's Meeting

Our next meeting will be at the Maplewood Library on November 13th

Walt will talk about 3D Printing and show how to use Sketchup to design models for printing.

Load Sketchup Make 2017 on your laptop and bring it to the meeting to follow along with the demo. You can get the program here. Be sure to download Sketchup Make 2017, the third entry.


Website Changes

Oct 3- New show Checklist/Protocols are now available as a PDF on the NTrak and TTraK pages.
Apr 30- All links in the LINKS page have been verified active.
May 24- On the SIGNUP page, when DISPLAYing the signups for a show the current plan is now displayed if available. Click on the plan for a larger version in a new browser tab.



  


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Shows

date namevenuecity
Oct 12-13    West Wisconsin Railroad Club    Sports Arena    Eau Claire, WI      map
Oct 26-27    Laurentian Northern    Biwabik Pavilion     Biwabik, MN      map
Nov 02-03    Great Train Show    Canterbury Park    Shakopee, MN    plan  map
Nov 09-10    Trainfest    Wisconsin Expo Center    Milwaukee, WI      map
Nov 16    Granite City    Rivers Edge Conv.Center    Saint Cloud    plan  map
Nov 23-24    Trains At Christmas    Lyon Fairgrounds    Sioux Falls, SD    plan  map
Jan 04-05    Red Cedar Train Show    U of Wisconsin    Menomonie, WI    plan  map
Feb 29-Mar 01    Worlds Greatest Hobby    River Center    St Paul, MN    plan  map
Oct 10-11    West Wisconsin Railroad Club    Sports Arena    Eau Claire, WI      map
Nov 14-15    Trainfest    Wisconsin Expo Center    Milwaukee, WI      map
Nov 21-22    Trains At Christmas    Lyon Fairgrounds    Sioux Falls, SD      map

Meetings

date name venue city time
Oct 09    GRVS    Wayzata Depot    Wayzata    6:30       map
Nov 13    GRVS    Maplewood Library    Maplewood     6:30       map
Dec 11    GRVS Dinner    Berry Sweet Kitchen    Minneapolis    6:30       map
Jan 08    GRVS    TBD        6:30        
Feb 12    GRVS    TBD        6:30        
Mar 13    GRVS    TBD        6:30        
Apr 08    GRVS    TBD        6:30        
May 13    GRVS    TBD        6:30        

Flea Markets

date name venue city time
Oct 19    Newport Model RR Club    Woodbury HS    Woodbury, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Nov 23    Great Upper MidWest Sale    Century College    White Bear Lake, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Dec 07    North Metro    VFW    Coon Rapids    9:00 - 2:00       map
Jan 18    Newport Model RR Club    Woodbury HS    Woodbury, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Feb 01    Great Upper MidWest Sale    Century College    White Bear Lake, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Mar 07    North Metro    VFW    Coon Rapids    9:00 - 2:00       map
Apr 04    Great Upper MidWest Sale    Century College    White Bear Lake, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Dec 05    North Metro    VFW    Coon Rapids    9:00 - 2:00       map

04-29-2019