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Upcoming Events

2018 PNR Regional Convention PNR 2018 Regional Convention: Stumptown Express
Portland, Oregon
May 30 - June 2, 2018

2017

Dec 22 - Jan 1, Tacoma, WA
22nd Annual Model Train Festival at The Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave. December 21, 2015 thru 1 January 2016, 10 AM to 5 PM (Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) Included with museum admission (www.washingtonhistory.org) While Santa's elves produce a lot of train sets each holiday season, they can't hold a candle to the quality and scale of the ones on display each year at the Washington State History Museum's Model Train Festival. The event showcases model train displays designed and assembled by model train enthusiasts across the state. The displays occupy every floor of the museum and include the largest permanent model train layout in the state. Bring your camera! Santa onsite for free photos from 11am - 3pm on December 21, 22, 23. Info:- Kimberly Wirtz, Marketing & Communications Director, at 253-798-5902 or kimberly.wirtz@wshs.wa.gov.

2018

Jan 13-15, Seattle, WA
44th annual Pacific Science Center show - 200 Second Ave N, Seattle, WA. 10 am - 6 pm. The 4th Division, PNR coordinates the model railroads, historical displays, and related activities for this show. This is an exhibition show. No swap-meet or vendor sales. Child-interest activities and participation opportunities are encouraged. Current fee, parking, and other facility information is at www.pacificsciencecenter.org/plan-your-visit/. Info:- www.4dpnr.com/pacific-science-center-show/

Jan 27-28, Portland, OR
The Great Train Show. Portland Expo Center. 10AM- 4PM Adult Admission is $10.00 on Saturday - Good for BOTH DAYS! $9.00 on Sunday Kids 11 and under are admitted free and do NOT need a ticket. 250+ Tables of Trains for Sale; 50+ Exhibitors from Across the Country; Huge Operating Model Train Displays; Special HO Scale Train Kids can Run!! Amazing 20' x 60' LEGO Train Display!! Riding Train for Kids of All Ages. Info:- www.trainshow.com/portland

Feb 10 (Sat), Portland, OR
Bridgetown prototype Modelers meet at Taborspace (Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church Basement) 5441 SE Belmont St. Portland, Oregon 97215. 9AM-4:30PM. We encourage railroad Modelers (model railroaders) to bring their creations completed or in progress to share with others. We will also be having Clinics through out the day, a Large Raffle and a slide show in the evening. Admission: Bringing Models: $10 each (Pre-registration) $15 the day of the meet. Attending for fun: $15 each (Pre-registration) $20 the day of the meet. Info:- Bruce Barney e-mail: bcbarney@msn.com Phone: 503-257-8855

Feb 17 (Sat), Portland, OR
SP&S Railway Historical Society Railroad Swap Meet. 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. This will be held at Warehouse23 at the exQuay, 100 Columbia St, Vancouver, Washington Parking across the street, or on the street. Admission - $5.00, under 12 free. For more information or table rentals, contact: Jerry Pickell - pickell5141@msn.com or try 360-735-0516. Messages will be returned.

Mar 3-4, Spokane, WA
River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99202 will have their HO Scale "River City Western" layout open on Saturday March 3rd from 4 – 8 PM; and Sunday, March 4th from Noon to 4 PM. Stop by to see the progress that has been made. More scenery, buildings, and details are being added every week. For information check out the River City Modelers website – rivercitymodelers.org, call 509-535-3462 or email RCMinfonow@gmail.com.

Mar 3 (Sat), Elsie, OR
The 14th Annual Pacific Model Loggers' Congress- takes place at the Camp 18 Restaurant and Logging Museum, 42362 Highway 26, Elsie, Oregon. Info:- www.pacificmodelloggerscongress.com

Mar 4 (Sun), Spokane, WA
The Spring Spokane Train show sponsored by the River City Modelers will be held on Sunday, March 4th at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center, Bldg. A, B & C. Show hours are from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, admission $6.00 for adults, 12 & under free. Over 200 tables of all things railroad related for sale – model & toy trains, photo’s, books, toy autos & trucks, bridges & buildings. Train memorabilia – old lanterns, signs, china, linen, switch locks & keys and much more. There will be operating train layouts in N, HO, S, O and G Scales along with a very large Free-Mo setup. Operations Lifesaver will be there too. Free parking, food available. For table rental or general information, please contact: Shirley Sample, P.O. Box 3065, Spokane, WA 99220; call 509-991-2317 or email: Shirley@busnws.com.

Mar 10 (Sat), Portland, OR
Willamette Model Railroad Club 33rd Annual Swap Meet. 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM. Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Rd, Portland, Oregon 97218 Over 100 tables, all scales of trains. Admission Adults $5, children under 12-free, 8 ft. tables $30 each. Info:- Brigg Franklin at wmrswapmeet@yahoo.com or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/events/704921526367515

Apr 22 (Sun), Nanaimo, BC
34th Annual Vancouver Island Spring Model Railroad Show. Beban Park Rec Center, 2300 Bowen Rd. Open 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Operating Model railroad Layouts, Vendors, Swap Tables. Popular Vote Contest. Info:- Ken Rutherford (250) 724-4698 email kj.rutherford@shaw.ca

May 4-6, Burnaby, BC
Railway Modelers Meet of British Columbia (RMMBC) at Simon Fraser University. The emphasis is primarily on "modelling," as the name implies, with many interesting clinics, layout tours, and operating sessions. Full information and registration is at: railwaymodellersmeetofbc.ca/

May 30 - Jun 2, Portland, OR
PNR Regional Convention 2018: Stumptown Express; Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel Info:- www.pnr2018.org and www.facebook.com/StumptownExpress/

To add your activities to the 'PNR Train Orders' (regular member email), or this PNR web page, contact the Timetable Editor, Mark Johnson at (780) 436-2480,

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PNR Officers

President: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email:
Vice President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:
Secretary: Jerry Enders
Email:
Treasurer: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3455
email: nmradave@liessefamily.net
Asst. Treasurer (Canada): L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Asst. Treasurer (US): Edwin Hill
Phone 253-854-3321
Email:
Office Manager: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
Email: EELiesse@aol.com
Immediate Past President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:

PNR Committee Chairs

Achievement: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email: gradiver@wavecable.com
Regional AP Information
      Ballot, USA: Volunteer wanted
Ballot, Canada: Richard A. Sutcliffe     
Phone: 604 467 4301
Email: ras1@uniserve.com
Contest: John DeSteese
Phone: 509-783-4665
email:
Convention:
L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Education: Volunteer wanted
President's Award: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3445
email:
Membership: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:
Nominations: Brian Stokes
Phone: 780-904-1168
Email:
PNR Registered Agent: Elaine Crueger
Phone: 541-847-5779
Email:
"SWITCHLIST" Editor: Greg Kujawa
Phone: 406-589-6256
Webmaster: Mark Johnson
Phone: 780-436-2480
email:

PNR Divisions


All Division boundaries coincide with those of the Canadian Provinces and Territories or the American States except as described below:

1st Division: Southwestern Oregon
East Boundary: East borders of Crook and Deshutes counties and the Eastern border of Klamath county.
North Boundary: North borders of Lincoln, Benton, Linn, Deschutes and Crook counties.
South Boundary: South borders of Crook and Deschutes counties and the Oregon/California border.
West Boundary: Pacific Ocean.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/1div/
Superintendent: Rich Pitter
Email:
Tel: 541-636-3833

2nd Division: Northern Oregon and Southern Washington
South Boundary: The North boundaries of the Oregon counties of Lincoln, Benton, Linn, Deschutes and Crook.
East Boundary: The East boundaries of the Oregon counties of Gilliam And Wheeler and the East boundary of the Washington county of Klickitat.
North Boundary: The Northern Boundaries of the Washington counties of Klickitat, Skamania, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum.
West Boundary: Pacific Ocean.
Web: www.2dpnr.org
Superintendent: Charlie Comstock
email:
Tel: 503-628-6323

3rd Division: Southern Idaho and Eastern Oregon
West Boundary: The Western Boundaries are the West Boundaries of Oregon counties: Grant, Lake and Harney.
North Boundary: The Northern Boundary consists of the North borders of Oregon counties of Baker, Grant, Lake and Harney, also the North Borders of Idaho counties of Adams, Valley and Lemhi.
South Boundary: South borders of Idaho and Oregon states.
East Boundary: The East Borders of Idaho State.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/3div/
Superintendent: Tom Waters
Email:
Tel: 208-375-4796

4th Division: Western Washington and Alaska
North Boundary: United States and Canadian border.
South Boundary: South boundary of Pacific and Lewis Counties.
East Boundary: East boundaries of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, Pierce, and Lewis Counties.
West Boundary: Pacific Ocean.
The entire state of Alaska is included in this division.
Web: 4dpnr.com
Superintendent: Russ Segner
Email:
Tel: 425-228-7327

5th Division: Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho and Montana
South Boundary: South boundaries of the Oregon counties of Wallowa, Union, Umatilla and Morrow, the South boundaries of Idaho county, and the South boundary of Montana state.
East Boundary: The East boundary of Montana.
West boundary: West boundary of the Oregon county of Morrow and the West boundaries of the Washington counties of Benton, Yakima, Kittitas, Chelan and Okanogan.
North Boundary: United States/Canadian border.
Web: www.pnr5d.org
Superintendent: Bill Fassett
Home: 509-468-4900
Cell 509-979-5205
email:

6th Division: Alberta, Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories
West Boundary: The West boundary of the Province of Alberta and the west boundary of the Northwest Territories.
South Boundary: South border of the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
East Boundary: East Boundary of the Province of Saskatchewan and the East border of Northwest Territories.
North Boundary: The north boundary of the Northwest Territories.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/6div/
Superintendent: Ed Molenkamp
Phone: 780-455-1479
Email:

7th Division: British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.
East Boundary: East boundaries of the Province of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.
South Boundary: South Boundary of the Province of British Columbia.
West Boundary: The waters of the West coast line and the Eastern boundary of Alaska
North Boundary: The north boundary of the Yukon Territory
Web: 7divpnr.ca
Superintendent: John Martin
Email:
Phone: 604-594-9719

Most recent update (except for events): November 28, 2017
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