Check out our new photos/videos.
1. Photos of our 2013 Christmas Show on the HO page. NEW
2. GVMRC 2012 Christmas show, on the HO page.
Our Club is located in Grand Junction, Colorado. Grand Junction was a stop on the historic
- ABOUT OUR CLUB -
The Club was formed in 1987. We are a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, registered with the IRS and the State of Colorado. Our members, along with volunteers and businesses of the community built our thirty by sixty foot building at Cross Orchards in 2000.VISITORS are always welcome
GRAND JUNCTION is located 32 miles east of the Utah Colorado state line on Interstate 70. We are on what was the the mainline of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW). It's mainline ran from the Mile High City of Denver, Colorado to Salt Lake City, Utah. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Check out our videos onYouTube
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Our construction is progressing very well, we have most of the track for the Grand Junction Yard in place, just a few electronic bugs to work out.
We have completed the helix, ( with a grade of 2% ) the scenery on the mountain that encloses it is complete. it worked flawlessly during our Christmas open house.
We are now working on getting the dispatch computer all set up, making sure it operates properly.
Our second layer (the Leadville mine and smelter district) plate on the back wall has been put into place and is operational. Most of the trackage had to be laid prior to putting it in place.
Mt Garfield, a prominent landmark in the valley was named after President Garfield. It is in the Bookcliff Range of the Colorado Rockies. Since it is so visible ( just a few hundred feet north of I-70), we thought it only fitting that it be a part of our layout. Below is a photo of the Mt. Garfield on our layout.
The photo to the right is a birds-eye view of our HO layout.
UP COMING EVENTS
OUR 26TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOWwill be held in December 2014. Dates & admission will be
entered when finalized.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day
Admission - Children $ ??, Adults $ ??, Family $ ??
At our club's building at Cross Orchards