Paul Gruetzman is an expert model builder and a longtime member of the Twin City Model Railroad Museum. This is from a Video ‘Trains at Bandana’ that Paul sold though his business – 2nd Avenue Shops.
The video was done in 1999 and shows trains running on the Internationally renown O Scale Layout at the Museum.
Please check the website for details
The video was done when the Museum was located at Bandana Square.
In 2016, The Museum had to move – it is now at a location near University Avenue near the old Amtrak Station.
The current address is
668 Transfer Road – Suite 8
St. Paul Minnesota 55114
Visit the Museum
The museum is currently operating Saturday, Sunday and Monday each week.
Saturday 10AM – 5 PM
Sunday 12 PM – 5 PM
Monday 10 AM – 3 PM
Friday 10 AM – 3 PM
The Twin City Model Railroad Museum has many of different types of trains, buildings and other models – of all sizes.
There are many different model gauges and scales including:
O Scale – the internationally renowned O Scale layout.
G – Garden – about 1/24th
Standard Gauge -1/32nd
O Scale – 1/48th – Lionel Trains
S Scale – 1/64th – American Flyer Trains
OO Scale 1/72nd
HO Scale – 1/87th
N Scale 1/ 160th
Z scale – 1/22th.
Toy trains are also represented from different manufacturers including:
The Children’s Area has many different layouts for the girls and boys to operate as well as work tables where they can create and build models and run wooden trains. There is a LEGO Work Area and Thomas the Tank Trains to run as well.