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Upcoming Events

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


Apr 14-15, Calgary, AB
SUPERTRAIN 2018, Canada's Biggest and Best Annual Model Train Show; 9 AM to 5 PM both days. Genesis Centre, 7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE, Calgary. FREE PARKING at McKnight-Westwinds C-Train Station with free shuttle. Adult - $15, under 16 - free. Over 70,000 sq. ft. of operating layouts, exhibits and displays, railroad artists, hobby shops, model manufacturers, demonstrations, clinics, museums and railroad historical associations, Lego and Thomas Play Area, garden railways, ride-on trains, and much more. Info:- or email to

Apr 14-15, Prince Albert, SK
7th Annual Prince Albert Model Train & Hobby Show at the Prince Albert Golf & Curling Club. 900-22nd St E Saturday 9-5; Sunday 10-5. info:-

Apr 14-15, Eugene, OR
29th Annual Willamette Cascade Model Railroad Club Swap Meet & Train Show, Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Avenue, Admission: adults $6.00 each, early birds (Sat. Only 9:00 a.m. $10.00 each) children 12 to 6 years of age $1.00 each if accompanied by an adult, 5 years and younger free if accompanied by an adult. Sat. 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission good for both days if hand stamped. 22,000 square feet, 250 plus tables of trains, vendors from 9 different states, some operating layouts in G-scale, O gauge, freemo layout in HO scale, T-track in N-scale, speeder display, door prizes for the public. One of the largest swap meets between the Canadian border and the Bay Area of California. Info:- Lee Temple at or 541-954-4917 or Diane Temple at 541-225-7394 or Admission prices are Adults $6.00 per person, ages 6-12 years of age $1.00 each if accompanied by an adult, 5 years and younger free if accompanied by an adult, EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (Sat. only) 9:00 a.m. $10.00 per person ADMISSION GOOD FOR BOTH DAYS IF STAMPED ON HAND ONLY-NO EXCEPTIONS Hours are Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendor tables are $25.00 each (8ft. long and 30in wide with black table cloth) Info:- Lee Temple 541-954-4917 or Diane Temple 541-225-7394 or

Apr 21 (Sat), Burien (Seattle Area), WA
19th Annual Northwest Santa Fe Mini-Meet. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive, 425 SW 153rd Street, Burien, Washington. Cost for the event and handouts is $10 to cover our costs. Sale tables are available for a $10 fee per table. The Boeing Employees Model Railroad Club's large, double-deck HO layout (under construction) is in the same building and will be open for viewing during breaks. Don't forget to bring your favorite Santa Fe models to show, as well as renting a table for any Santa Fe-related items that you'd like to sell. Info:- John Thompson,

Apr 21 (Sat), Lewiston, ID
Division 5 Annual Business Meeting, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Lewiston Community Center, 1424 Main St., Lewiston, ID. $10 registration. Lunch included.

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

Apr 28 (Sat), Livingston, MT
Livingston: 28th Annual Depot Railroad Swap Meet, 9:00 am-2:00 pm. Livingston Depot Center, 200 W Park St, Livingston, MT Information: Livingston Depot Center, (406) 222-2300 Info:- or (406) 222-2300.

Apr 29 (Sun), Helena, MT
Annual Helena Railroad Fair, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Helena Civic Center, Info:- 406-443-1578 or 406-227-0158 (please leave a message), email:

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:

May 5-6, Regina, SK
Regina Railfest, the largest model railroad show ever held in Regina. At the Tartan Curling Club, it will have 20,000 square feet of layouts, displays, exhibits and vendors. Info:- Tyler Smith, or 306-351-2040

May 18-20, North Bend, OR
The South Coast Train Club Model Train Show at the Pony Village Mall. Open during Mall Hours. Info:- Peter Brandt,

May 26-27, Carstairs, AB
Model Train and Hobby Extravaganza - Carstairs 2018, presented by the Mountainview Model Railroad Club. Carstairs Curling Club, 350 11th Ave (West of CO-OP). Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm; admission $5.00, kids 5 and under free. Info:- Rick,, 403-556-8121 (home), 403-507-3314 (cell)

May 27 (Sun), Victoria, BC
Victoria Model Railway Show,West Shore Curling Rink at Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, 1767 Island Highway, Colwood, BC, 10 am - 4 pm, Adults $7, Youth (11-16) $3, Family $14, Children (8 and under) free with an adult.Operating Model railroad Layouts, Vendors, Swap Tables. . Info:- Ted Alexis (250) 595-4070

May 30 - Jun 2, Portland, OR
PNR Regional Convention 2018: Stumptown Express; Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel Info:- and

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

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

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

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

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:-

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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