Sunday, September 9th is SOO Line Day

SOO Line

Sunday, September 9th is SOO Line Day at Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum! Bring the family to the Twin Cities Model Railroad Museum for this very special event that will feature rarely seen steam and diesel engines as well as freight and passenger trains operated by the … [Read more...]

[Video] Crystal Volunteers Work on the Model Railroad

Crystal Volunteers Work on the Model Railroad

Twin City Model Railroad Museum volunteers Brian and Bryce Olson were featured in a recent 12 News - Northwest Community Television segment about the museum. Watch the video below. http://youtu.be/LeowdwUNTEk … [Read more...]

AC Gilbert Erector Set 21st Annual National Convention

AC Gilbert Erector Set 21st Annual National Convention

Update: event time corrected to 10 am - 1 pm The Twin City Model Railroad Museum is happy to promote the 21st annual AC Gilbert Erector Set national convention to friends of the museum. This event is open to the public and admission is free! There will be 55 tables … [Read more...]

New DVD: Twin City Model Railroad Museum Volume 2

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Now available at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum's gift shop: Twin City Model Railroad Museum Volume 2. This 80 minute video is a visual tour and the history about one of the most enjoyed model railroads that is open to the public. This DVD contains all new video … [Read more...]

Celebrate National Train Day with the Twin City Model Railroad Museum

National Train Day 2012

Celebrate National Train Day, May 12th, with the Twin City Model Railroad Museum! The Twin City Model Railroad Museum will observe National Train Day, May 12, 2012 at its annual Spring Fairgrounds Hobby Show and Sale in the Education Building on Cosgrove St. at the … [Read more...]

Raymond Lester Norton 1918 – 2012

Ray Norton

Raymond Lester Norton was born in Minneapolis on June 1st, 1918 to George and Maud Norton. He was named “Raymond” by his older brother, Herbert, who wanted to be able to call “Hey, Ray!” to him. Unfortunately, Herbert died when Ray was only 3 years old. Ray’s father … [Read more...]

A Night Trains Reprise – Remembering Raymond L. Norton

Night Trains

A special extended Night Trains season special event will be held Saturday, March 3rd, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in remembrance of longtime museum member Ray Norton. A special fund-raiser benefit for the family of Ray Norton will be held at the Bandana Square Location Only (the … [Read more...]

M.A. Rosko of KMSP-TV Recently Explored TCMRM

M.A. Rosko and Paul Gruetzman

M.A. Rosko of FOX9 News recently visited the Twin City Model Railroad Museum to do a video segment for KMSP-TV evening news. Longtime member Paul Gruetzman shared some of the history of the layout with M.A. for the broadcast. You can see a video of the interview at the … [Read more...]

Longtime TCMRM Member Ray Norton Passes Away

Ray Norton

Longtime Twin City Model Railroad Museum member Ray Norton passed away Sunday, February 26, 2012. Ray was a fixture at the museum almost from the beginning and for some time has been the goodwill ambassador for the museum. Norton, Raymond L., “Ray,” age 93, of … [Read more...]

Night Trains Final Run of the 2011 – 2012 Season

The Milwaukee Road

Join the Twin City Model Railroad Museum for the final episode of the 2011 - 2012 Night Trains season on Saturday, February 25, 2012, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., when TCMRM features the Milwaukee Road. Our special guests will be the Railroading Heritage of Midwest America (RHMA), … [Read more...]