Winnipeg’s Winter Wonderland: The Assiniboine Valley Railway.

Unfortunately the Assiniboine Valley Railway is not running this year due to the death of it’s founder. But with it being Christmas and all I thought it may be nice to take a stroll down memory lane and take one last ride on the AVR.

Exploring Winnipeg and Beyond.

Last night Dar and I took our nephew Eric out for a night of Winnipeg Christmas tradition, we took a spin on the Assiniboine Valley Railway.

In the early 1980’s Bill Taylor, a model train enthusiast with a large property in Charleswood was doing an expansion to his house and had a vision.  He dreamed of taking the 1000 foot HO gauge railway that he had in his basement and moving it outside to create a train mecca in Winnipeg.

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