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Upcoming Events

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


Jun 15 (Fri), Edmonton, AB
Model railroaders Meet and Greet BBQ and train watching, 4PM-10PM rain or shineat the Deville/North Cooking Lake Community Hall, located at 21033 Wye Road, North Cooking Lake. Info:- Ed@ 780-886-8116

Jun 16-17, Mossleigh, AB
Train Days at Aspen Crossing - an entire system of G scale model trains by the Rocky Mountain Garden Railroaders. Enjoy 1 hour in length train experience on the full size excursion train that hosted THE POLAR EXPRESS TM! Info:-, 1-866-440-3500

Jun 17 (Sun), Fort Steele , BC
Father's Day at the Fort Steele Railway! Throughout the day... special displays, BBQ, engine shed tours and entertainment. Steam train rides $2 all weekend long. (Dads ride free on Sunday!) Info:-

Jun 22-24, Crowsnest Pass, AB
Sixth Division meet - The Crow 2018. Tours, clinics, contests, layout tours. Info:-

Jul 14-15, Ilwaco, WA
Clamshell Railroad Days - For over 40 years (1888 - 1930), the quirky little narrow-gauge railroad, begun as the Ilwaco, Railway and Navigation Company, ran along the Long Beach Peninsula. Now come join the fun as we celebrate Clamshell Railroad Days. The $5.00 fee includes a souvenir pin and Museum entrance for 2 days, free for kids under 12. Info:-

Jul 18-21, Olympia, WA
Union Pacific Historical Society Annual Convention 2018. Info:-

Aug 15 - Aug 19, Big Valley, AB
15th Annual Alberta Free-mo. An entire hockey rink filled with a modular layout! Event open to all Free-mo module owners across North America. Set up begins Thursday August 17th ; commence running on Friday and go until Sunday at 4:00PM. Public viewing is 10-4 on each day, and admission is free for viewing! Sponsored by: Calgary Free-mo, a 100% NMRA Group. Info:-,

Aug 17-19, Snoqualmie, WA
Snoqualmie Railroad Days 2018: 80 years of Trains, Timber, Traditions, a community festival celebrating our spirit and origins as a railroad and logging town, and the home of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 King Street. Info:-

Aug 19 (Sun), Wetaskiwin, AB
Alberta Central RAILWAY DAY. Pancake Breakfast Served from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. with admission ticket Beaver Tails Served from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Model Train Exhibits and Collectors Show; Exhibits and Telegraph Service Demonstrations; Train Rides, Speeder Rides, Wagon Rides; Spike Pounding Demonstrations; All-Inclusive fare of $8 per person aged 2 and older. Watch for the grand opening of the Grain Elevator Info:- 780-352-2257

Sep 7-9, Chehalis, WA
SP&S Historical Society Convention Info:-

Sep 15-19, Bellingham, WA
Great Northern Historical Society Annual Convention Info:-

Sep 15-16, Sherwood Park, AB
2018 Great Edmonton Model Train Show, 10 AM - 5 PM, Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way in Sherwood Park. Admission $10, $5 for youth 16 and under - children 4 and under FREE Layouts, displays, clinics, dealers and LEGO! Info:- email:

Sep 16 (Sun), Burien, WA
Milwaukee Modeler's Meet. 10:00 - 5:00 Models as well as presentations on model, prototype and historic Milwaukee Road operations. Location: Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive 425 SW 153rd Street, Burien, WA. Info:-

Sep 22 (Sat), Boise, ID
September Mini Meet September 22, 2018 Idaho Pizza 7100 W. Fairview Ave. Boise Opens 11:30 AM. Info:-

Sep 22-23, Calgary, AB
Railway Days at Heritage Park.10:00am-5:00pm. Double-heading of Heritage Park's two steam locomotives. Info:-

Oct 13-14, Chilliwack, BC
Mount Cheam Lions Club Model Railway & Hobby Show, Sat 9am-5pm. Sun 10am-4pm. Heritage Park, 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, (Freeway Exit #116) Parking by donation. Info:- Bob Jones Phone: 604-858-7659

Oct 13 (Sat), Calgary, AB
39th Annual Boomer Auction, Sponsored by South Bank Short Lines Association. St Andrews Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary. Setup and viewing 08:30am, dining car opens 09:30 am, auction starts at 10:00am. Info:- John Wrinch, (403) 281-5745,

Oct 14 (Sun), Calgary, AB
CMRS Fall Mini Meet and Annual General Meeting, Glenmore Inn. Clinics, Show & Tell,

Oct 20 (Sat), Boise, ID
The 3rd Division Fall Meet at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3100 S. Five Mile Rd., Boise, ID 83709 (Victory and Five Mile). Opens 8:00 AM. Info:-

Oct 20 (Sat), Edmonton, AB
MMRF Fall Swap Meet: Central Lion's Senior Citizens Recreation Centre 11113 113 St. 9AM-Noon, Admission $3, vendor tables $25 Info:- Ric Francoeur,

Nov 6-7, Rickreall, OR
Grange Flea Market and PSR Open House 9am-3pm. Hosted by the Polk Station Rail, Model Railroad Club. We are located on the 2nd floor of the Rickreall Grange Hall in Rickreall, Oregon on Hwy 99 with easy access Info:-

Nov 10-11, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Train Expo 2018 at the Pacific National Exhibition Forum, 2901 East Hastings Street. Saturday - 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm Adults $12, Seniors (60+) $10, Youth (6 to 15yrs) $6, Children under 6 Free, Family Rate $30, NMRA members $10. Info:-

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
Vice President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Secretary: Jerry Enders
Treasurer: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3455
Asst. Treasurer (Canada): L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Asst. Treasurer (US):
Office Manager: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
Immediate Past President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332

PNR Committee Chairs

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

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.
Superintendent: Rich Pitter
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.
Superintendent: Charlie Comstock
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.
Superintendent: Jerry Thomas

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.
Superintendent: Russ Segner
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.
Superintendent: Bill Fassett
Home: 509-468-4900
Cell 509-979-5205

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.
Superintendent: Ed Molenkamp
Phone: 780-455-1479

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
Superintendent: John Martin
Phone: 604-594-9719

Most recent update (except for events): March 12, 2018
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