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...]