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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.
Contact us at our

The Committee:
    Rick Morey


This Month's Meeting

Next meeting will be at the Shoreview Library on February 8th

Jay will show us some DCC stuff (I didn't get all the details)


Website Changes

Jeremia's list of engines and rolling stock for sale can be seen here
Added a selection CALCS for various calculations, such as
- Curve Geometry
- Scale Speeds
- Grades
- Helix Dimensions
and more.

Let Walt know if there are any others you'd like to add.



  


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Shows

date namevenuecity
Feb 03-05    Dome Show    Mitchell Park Domes    Milwaukee, WI      map
Feb 18-19    Mad City    Alliant Energy Center    Madison, WI      map
Mar 11-12    Train Show    Delta Hotel Center    Sioux City, NE      map
Mar 18-19    Great Train Show    Iowa Events Center    Des Moines, IA       
May 13    State Fair    State Fair    St Paul, MN      map
Sep 16    State Fair    State Fair    St Paul, MN      map

Meetings

date name venue city time
Feb 08    GRVS    Shoreview Library    Shoreview    6:00       map
Mar 08    GRVS    Southdale Library    Edina    6:00       map
Apr 12    GRVS    TBD                
May 10    GRVS    TBD                

Flea Markets

date name venue city time
Feb 04    Great Upper MidWest Sale    Century College    White Bear Lake, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Mar 04    North Metro    VFW    Coon Rapids, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Apr 01    Great Upper MidWest Sale    Century College    White Bear Lake, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map
Apr 15    Newport Model RR Club    Woodbury HS    Woodbury, MN    9:00 - 2:00       map

Conventions

date name venue city
May 18-21    Thousand Lakes Regional    Best Western/MOA    Bloomington, MN       map
Jun 14-18    National N Scale Convention    Nugget Casino Resort    Sparks, NV       map
Aug 20-26    NMRA National Convention    Gaylord Resort & Conv Center    Grapevine, TX       map
Aug 25-27    NMRA National Train Show    Gaylord Resort & Conv Center    Grapevine, TX       map

03-2-2020