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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 January 8th

Ken will again dazzle us with prototype pictures he's collected on his trips.


Website Changes

Feb 8- Model railroad calculations are now available as links in CLINICS
Includes online calculations, computer program, and Android app
Dec 28- New picture added in PICTURES



  


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Shows

date namevenuecity
Feb 08-09    Barron County Train Show    Rice Lake Mall    Rice lake, WI      map
Feb 15-16    Mad City    Alliant Energy Center    Madison, WI      map
Feb 29-Mar 01    Worlds Greatest Hobby    River Center    St Paul, MN    plan  map
Mar 21-22    La Crosse Train Show    Omni Center    Onalaska, WI      map
Mar 28-29    Randolph    Randolph High School    Randolph    plan  map
May 09    Granite City    Rivers Edge Conv.Center    Saint Cloud      map
May 16    State Fair Show    State Fair    St Paul, MN      map
Jun 20-21    Strawberry Fest    Recreation Center    Waupaca, WI      map
Jul 11-12    Toy Train Expo    Chippewa Valley Expo    Eau Claire, WI      map
Sep 19    State Fair Show    State Fair    St Paul, MN      map
Oct 10-11    West Wisconsin Railroad Club    Sports Arena    Eau Claire, WI      map
Oct 24-25    Thunder on Rails    West Thunder Comm Center    Thunder Bay, On      map
Nov 07-08    Great Train Expo    Canterbury Park    Shakopee, MN      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
Feb 01    Work Party    Mikes Place    Roseville    10am-6pm        
Feb 12    GRVS    Southdale Library    Edina    6:30       map
Mar 11    GRVS    Southdale Library    Edina    6:30       map
Apr 08    GRVS    TBD        6:30        
May 13    GRVS    TBD        6:30        

Flea Markets

date name venue city time
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
Apr 18    Newport Model RR Club    Woodbury HS    Woodbury, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Oct 17    Newport Model RR Club    Woodbury HS    Woodbury, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Dec 05    North Metro    VFW    Coon Rapids    9:00 - 2:00       map

Conventions

date name venue city
May 14-17    Thousand Lakes Regional    Sioux Falls Hotel     Sioux Falls, SD        

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