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

World's Greatest Hobby

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...]

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Night Trains 2010-2011

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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...]

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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...]

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