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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. In addition, GRVS itself puts on two shows each year:

Westminster Train Show
Great Minnesota Train Expo

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

This Month's Meeting

October 11

The next meeting will be held at the Wayzata Depot at 402 Lake St E.

Website Changes

Sep 21- In MEMBERS the GRVS filter now flags the committee members
Apr 26- New images in PICTURES
Feb 13- Log in to add captions to PICTURES
Feb 8- Model railroad calculations are now available as links in CLINICS
Includes online calculations, computer program, and Android app
Jan 26- Preliminary plan for Randolph
Jan 17- New image in PICTURES
Jan 15- NTrak Newsletters can now be found in ARCHIVE




date namevenuecity
Sep 30-Oct 01    St. Alphonsus Train Show    St. Alphonsus Church    Brooklyn Center, MN    plan  map
Oct 14-15    Indianhead Train Show    Sports Arena    Eau Claire, WI    plan  map
Nov 04-05    Great Train Expo    Canterbury Park    Shakopee, MN    plan  map
Nov 11    Granite City    Rivers Edge Conv.Center    Saint Cloud, MN      map
Nov 11-12    Trainfest    Wisconsin Expo Center    Milwaukee, WI    plan  map
Nov 18-19    Trains At Christmas    Lyon Fairgrounds    Sioux Falls, SD      map
Dec 02-03    Albert Lea Train Show    Northbridge Mall    Abert Lea, MN       map
Jan 06-07    Red Cedar Train Show    U of Wisconsin    Menomonie, WI      map
Jan 06-07    Great Train Expo-CB    Mid America Center    Council Bluffs, IA      map
Feb 10-11    Barron County Train Show    Rice Lake Mall    Rice lake, WI       map
Feb 17-18    Mad City    Alliant Energy Center    Madison, WI      map
Mar 17-18    La Crosse Train Show    Omni Center    Onalaska, WI      map
Mar 24-25    Randolph    Randolph High School    Randolph, MN      map
Apr 07    Granite City    Rivers Edge Conv.Center    Saint Cloud, MN      map


date name venue city time
Oct 11    GRVS    Wayzata Depot    Wayzata, MN    6:30       map
Nov 08    GRVS    Maplewood Public Library    Maplewood, MN    6:30       map