This video is from KSTP Channel 5 TV News – “The Life to the Max Show” by Greg Thunder in 2004.
Paul Gruetzman recorded this show when it appeared on the News. Paul is an expert model builder and a longtime member of the Twin City Model Railroad Museum.
Greg Thunder was also a radio personality at KS-95 (KSTP – FM 95.1 MHz). This video is from a visit the Twin City Model Railroad Museum in 2004 when the Museum was located at Bandana Square.
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 on Transfer Road (Cleveland Ave.) near University Avenue next to 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.