The Great Northern Station

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During the 64 years that the Great Northern Station stood at the foot of the Hennepin Avenue bridge, it was one of six passenger depots which once operated simultaneously in downtown Minneapolis, and at its peak, 125 trains used it each day. Built in 1914 at a cost of two … [Read more...]

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Hiawatha Scratch-Built by Ray Norton

[Originally published in the Winter 2008 issue of Club Car newsletter.] It has been said that it’s impossible to be a member of the Twin City Model Railroad Museum without knowing Ray Norton, a fixture almost from the beginning. Ray can tell you about building the … [Read more...]