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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

We are on summer hiatus. But that doesn't mean we can't get together!

On

June 12

we are having a picnic on our normal 2nd Wednesday meeting date. It's at the Union Depot Rail View Picnic Area where we can eat, gab, and watch trains.

Regular meetings will start again in the fall on

Sep 11


Website Changes

Apr 30- All links in the LINKS page have been verified active.



  


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Shows

date namevenuecity
Jun 01-02    Train Days    Union Depot    St Paul, MN    plan  map
Jun 15-16    Strawberry Fest    Waupaca Recreation Center    Waupaca, WI      map
Jul 06-07    Toy Train Expo    Chippewa Valley Expo    Eau Claire, WI      map
Sep 14    State Fair Show    State Fair    St Paul      map
Oct 12-13    Indianhead Train Show    Sports Arena    Eau Claire, WI      map
Nov 16    Granite City    Rivers Edge Conv.Center    Saint Cloud      map

Meetings

date name venue city time
Jun 12    GRVS    Railroad Park    St Paul, MN    6:30 - ??       map

Flea Markets

date name venue city time
Dec 07    North Metro    VFW    Coon Rapids    9:00 - 2:00       map
Mar 07    North Metro    VFW    Coon Rapids    9:00 - 2:00       map
Dec 05    North Metro    VFW    Coon Rapids    9:00 - 2:00       map

Events

date name venue city
Jun 16    Railroad History Walking Tour    Mill City Museum    Minneapolis, MN       map
Jul 07    Railroad History Walking Tour    Mill City Museum    Minneapolis, MN       map
Aug 04    Railroad History Walking Tour    Mill City Museum    Minneapolis, MN       map
Sep 29    Railroad History Walking Tour    Mill City Museum    Minneapolis, MN       map

Conventions

date name venue city
May 17-19    Thousand Lakes Regional    TBD    La Crosse, WI        
Jun 23-25    Milwaukee Road Historical Asso    enVision Hotel     South St. Paul, MN       map
Jun 26-30    National N Scale Convention    Crown Plaza    Rosemont, IL       map
Jul 07-12    NMRA National     Little America Hotel    Salt Lake City, UT       map
Jul 12-14    NMRA National Train Show    Mountain America Expo Cntr    Sandy, UT      map

04-29-2019