Twin City Model Railroad Museum’s Hearing Press Release

For Immediate Release Monday October 26, 2015 1st - We are pleased with the results of today’s hearing, based on a mutually agreeable resolution by the parties, allowing The Twin City Model Railroad Museum to remain open in Bandana Square through March 2016, including … [Read more...]

Twin City Model Railroad Museum at the World’s Greatest Hobby Show

The Twin City Model Railroad Museum participated at the World’s Greatest Hobby Show on November 20th and 21st where it entertained hundreds of future engineers when it unveiled its new transportable Thomas the Tank Engine layout.   The new layout, made by member Matt … [Read more...]

Night Trains 2010-2011

Night Trains runs Saturday nights, Nov. 27, 2010 – Feb. 26, 2011 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (closed Dec. 25th) Operations will feature special lighted models of passenger trains and street cars that once served the Twin Cities and all America. Among them will be famous names such … [Read more...]

The Great Northern Station

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...]

TCMRM Icon 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...]