The Prairie Line Experience
2023 May 10-14.
Tacoma, WA, Comfort Inn and Suites
More Info:- The Prairie Line Experience
Aug 21 (Sun), Saskatoon, SK
Railway Heritage Day at the Saskatchewan Railway Museum will be Sunday August 21st from 10 am to 5 pm. There will be a Food Truck, Caboose Rides, Demonstrations and a Show & Shine along with the regular Museum activities. Regular admission fees apply. $7 for adults, $5 for students, under 6 FREE. Visit the Museum’s website at www.saskrailmuseum.org
Sep 1-4, Tacoma, WA
The 42nd National Narrow Gauge Convention will be held in Tacoma, WA over the Labor Day weekend (September 1 - 4, 2022) at The Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma. This is a national (international!) convention with 60+ clinics, a contest, modular layout displays, vendor hall and layout tours to 35+ world-class, local narrow gauge (and standard gauge) layouts. Standard and narrow gauge modelers are both welcome! Registration is $150 for the complete convention (including a free spouse pass), or a special $50 day rate (available at the door). Info:- www.seattlenngc.com or email@example.com.
Sep 10-11, Sherwood Park, AB
2022 Greater Edmonton Model Train Show, Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way in Sherwood Park. Two soccer fields of model railroading fun. Activities for the whole family including the LEGO Activity Centre Info:- www.mmrf.ab.ca email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 10 (Sat), Kelso, WA
Longview, Kelso & Rainier Model Railroad Club Fall Swap Meet & Train Show, Three Rivers Mall, Kelso, Washington, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Admission $5, Children under 12 free with Paid Adult, Early Bird Special: get in between 9AM and 10AM for $10.00 Each. Free Parking! 200 Tables for Vendors, On-Site Food Vendor, Vendor Info: $25 for 8' table, bring your own cover, setup 5:00-9:00 PM Friday & 7:00-10:00 AM Saturday. Info: visit www.lkrtrains.yolasite.com or contact Rich Easly at 360-431-5790 or Kmann_98632@Yahoo.com.
Sep 17-21, Nelson, BC
Nelson 2022. Joint convention with the Canadian Pacific Historical Association and the Great Northern Railway Association. Prestige Lakeside Resort and Convention Centre. Clinics, tours, photos, and social events. Info:- www.cptracks.ca or Scott Calvert at 604-562-1022 or email@example.com
Sep 24 (Sat), Battle Ground, WA
THE GREAT TRAIN SWAP MEET by the Southwest Washington Model Railroaders 9:30 AM until Southwest Washington Model Railroaders GREAT TRAIN SWAP MEET Saturday, September 24th, 2022 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Battle Ground High School Gymnasium 300 W Main Street Battle Ground, WA 98604 FREE Parking - Use N Parkway Ave Lot Admission: $10 Beat the Crowd (9:00am) $5 Adults (9:30am) $3 Students Under 6 years FREE with adult Current local COVID Precautions Will Be Recognized Contact Larry Sprenkel (360) 619-8899 Larry.firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 25 (Sun), Edmonton, AB
EMRA Open House. Visit the largest HO model railroad in Western Canada at the Fort Edmonton freight shed (T6H 4P3). 10 am - 4:00 pm. Free admission. Info:- www.emra.club
Sep 30 - Oct 2, Lynden, WA
The 37th annual Lynden Lions Club Model Train and Toy Show will take place in Lynden, Washington on 1 and 2 October, with a setup day on Friday, 30 September. It features over 50,000 square feet of running model train layouts, exhibits, and vendors. Trains of all gauges for train buffs of all ages. We recently added toy vendors to our show as well. As usual, it will be held in the Henry Jansen Agric. bldg. on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, 1775 Front St., Lynden, WA., 98264. Info:- www.lyndentrainshow.com or call Gordon Sund at 360-318-8155.
Sep 30 - Oct 2, Edmonton, AB
Northern Rails 2022 September 30 to October 2: This is an operations weekend. There will be prototypical operating sessions at a variety of layouts in Edmonton and area Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There will also be extra sessions in Calgary Thursday evening, Sunday afternoon and Sunday evening. There will be a social event Friday evening and an extra fare dinner Saturday evening. There will be a $25 registration fee collected at the door. For a registration package please contact Cal Sexsmith at email@example.com or visit the website at www.infoharvest.ca/northernrails/
Oct 8 (Sat), Spokane, WA
River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave., open house from 4 to 8 PM. Stop by to see the River City Western in operation. This is a 41 x 48 ft. two level HO scale layout representing operations from the Cascade Mountains through Central and Eastern Washington into the Idaho Panhandle. For more information contact 509-535-3462 or email rcminfonow@gmail.
Oct 9 (Sun), Spokane, WA
Fall Model Train Show, sponsored by River City Modelers, Spokane County Fairgrounds, 404 N. Havana, Bldg. A, B & C. 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, admission $6 for adults, 12 & under free. Over 200 tables of all things model train & railroad related. Free-mo layouts in HO & N, Wtrak for kids to play with, Operaton Lifesaver and other layouts too. For more information or table reservations, please contact: Shirley Sample, P.O. Box 3065, Spokane, WA 99220-3065 or 509-991-2317 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct 15 (Sat), Calgary, AB
41st Annual Boomer Auction, Sponsored by South Bank Short Lines, (www.sbsltrains.ca) St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Dr. SW. Setup and viewing 08:30am, dining car opens 09:30 am, auction starts at 10:00am.
Oct 22 (Sat), Edmonton, AB
MMRF Fall Swap Meet: Central Lion's Senior Citizens Recreation Centre 11113 113 St. 9AM-1PM, Admission $3.00 Vendor Tables: $25.00 Info:- Ric Francoeur, email@example.com Ph. 780-458-1032 www.mmrf.ab.ca
May 10-14, Tacoma, WA
2023 Pacific Northwest Region Convention"The Prairie Line Experience" including multiple tracks of clinics, layout tours spanning the region, contests, AP evaluations, train spotting opportunities, tours and non-rail events. At the Comfort Inn and Suites. Info:- www.pnrtacoma2023.org
To add your activities to the 'PNR Train Orders' (regular member email), or this PNR web page, contact the Timetable Editor, Mark Johnson at
President: Jeff Herrmann|
Vice President: Bob Parrish MMR|
Secretary: Stirling Millar|
Treasurer: Aaron Gibbens|
Asst. Treasurer (Canada):
L. A. (Larry) Sebelley|
Phone: 604 858 5717
Asst. Treasurer (US): |
Office Manager: Ed Liesse|
Immediate Past President:
Achievement: Bill Fassett|
email: firstname.lastname@example.org Regional AP Information
Ballot, USA: Volunteer wanted|
Ballot, Canada: Richard A. Sutcliffe |
Phone: 604 467 4301
Contest: Christopher Jones|
L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Education: Jim Rice|
President's Award: Dave Liesse|
Bob Parrish MMR|
Nominations: Shirley Sample|
PNR Registered Agent: Dave Liesse|
Webmaster: Mark Johnson|
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