The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before. --Gilbert K. Chesterton

 about us 

Great River Valley System


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:
    Ed Schultz

This Month's Meeting

For the immediate future, we will be having virtual meeting through the summer months. Join us on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday through July. Contact Mark above for information if you would like to join us. Non-members are welcome.

Website Changes

Feb 8- Model railroad calculations are now available as links in CLINICS
Includes online calculations, computer program, and Android app




date namevenuecity
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    Granite City    Rivers Edge Conv.Center    Saint Cloud      map
Nov 14-15    Trainfest    == cancelled==    Milwaukee, WI      map
Nov 21-22    Trains At Christmas    Lyon Fairgrounds    Sioux Falls, SD      map


date name venue city time
Aug 12    GRVS (virtual)    Online        7:00        
Aug 26    GRVS (virtual)    Online        7:00        
Sep 09    GRVS    TBD        6:30        
Oct 14    GRVS    TBD        6:30        
Nov 11    GRVS    TBD        6:30        

Flea Markets

date name venue city time
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