Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there --Will Rogers
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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 first meeting of the season will be at the

Wayzata Depot

on

September 11

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This month's topic: What I did on my summer vacation.
Share some stories and pictures of your train related experiences from the summer months.


Website Changes

Feb 15- The images from Mark's clinic on creating background flats has been added in the Clinics page. (members only)
Dec 19- On LINKS page, added section on where to get major components such as wire and connectors.
Dec 18- On NTRAK page, an image of the powerpole connectors has been added to aid in creating the bus line.
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



  


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Shows

date namevenuecity
Sep 15    State Fair Show    State Fair    St Paul, MN      map
Oct 27-28    Thunder on Rails    West Thunder Comm Center    Thunder Bay, On      map
Nov 10    Granite City    Rivers Edge Conv.Center    Saint Cloud, MN      map
Nov 10-11    Trainfest    Wisconsin Expo Center    Milwaukee, WI      map
Feb 09-10    Worlds Greatest Hobby    Mid America Center    Council Bluffs, IA      map

Meetings

date name venue city time
Sep 11    GRVS    Wayzata Depot    Wayzata, MN    6:30       map

Conventions

date name venue city
Sep 05-08    National Narrow Gauge    Doubletree Hotel    Bloomington, MN       map

09-21-2016