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2020 PNR Regional Convention

2020 PNR Convention Cancelled -A note from the PNR President

Make Tracks to Eugene CANCELLED

Upcoming Events

Check the websites for individual events to ensure they have not been canceled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Mar 21-22, Lethbridge, AB
Southern Alberta Model Railway Club Open House at the club building in Gyro Park, 15th Street and 10th Avenue A South. 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM both days. Info:-

Mar 21 (Sat), Kelso, WA
LK&R Model Railroad Club 2 nd annual Train Show and Swap Meet. Located PLACE - Three Rivers Mall in Kelso exit 39 on I-5. - Turn left to Allen Street and turn left on Three Rivers Drive. Go to the southwest corner of the mall. - $5.00 per person. Children under 12 year free with accompanying paid adult. - There will be several layouts and 200 tables. - Door prizes every half hour. Food Truck. - Visit the Club house for more layouts FREE! For tables, contact Rich Easley at, or call Rich at 360-431-5790, or write to LK&R MRC, 351 Three Rivers Dr. Ste. 190, Kelso, WA, 98626 For more information see our web site at:

Mar 21 (Sat), Boise, ID
3rd Division NMRA Spring Meet, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3100 S. Five Mile Rd., Boise, ID 83709 (Victory and Five Mile) Registration - 8:30 amInfo:- Chris Mesa

Mar 28-29, Moose Jaw, SK
POSTPONED Model Train Show. Sponsored by the Thunder Creek Model Railroad Club. Western Development Museum, 50 Diefenbaker Drive. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $10.00 for adults which then provides full access to the show and all museum exhibits. There is no charge for show participants or vendors who may rent tables for a small fee. Info:-

Apr 4-5, Prince Albert, SK
POSTPONED RiverXingNorth 2020 - 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 5 (Sun), Edmonton, AB
CANCELLED MMRF Spring Swap Meet: Central Lion's Senior Citizens Recreation Centre 11113 113 St. 10AM-2PM, Admission $3. Info:- Ric Francoeur, Ph. 780-458-1032

Apr 18-19, Calgary, AB
CANCELLED SUPERTRAIN 2020, Canada's Largest 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 21-24, Eugene, OR
CANCELLED First Division will host the NMRA Pacific Northwest Region Annual Convention at the Valley River Inn. Info:-

Apr 25-26, Eugene, OR
CANCELLED 31St Annual Willamette Cascade Model Railroad Club Swap Meet & Train Show, Lane Events Center at 796W. 13th Ave. One of the largest swap meets on the West Coast featuring 22,500 square feet of trains in all scales, books, memorabilia, and historical societies in attendance. Hourly door prizes for the public, Operation Lifesaver Trailer with educational safety around railroads for pedestrians and vehicles. Vendors from 9 different states and over 250 tables of merchandise for sale. Early bird special (Sat. only) get in at 9:00 a.m. for $10 per person, regular admission is $6.00 per person adult through 12 years of age, 11 years to 6 years old $1.00 per person, kids 5 years and younger are free if accompanied by an adult. Admission is good for both days. For more information contact 541-954-4917 or email at Vendor Registrations forms are available on our website at or follow us on

Apr 26 (Sun), Helena, MT
CANCELLED Annual Helena Railroad Fair, 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Helena Civic Center, Info:- 406-443-1578 or 406-227-0158 (please leave a message), email:

May 2-3, Regina, SK
Regina Railfest 2020, Over 25,000 sq. ft. of model railroad layouts, displays, exhibits, and vendors!. Caledonian Curling Club, 2225 Sandra Schmirler Way,. Information can be obtained by contacting Ron Coburn at (306) 545-4883 or, or visit

May 2 (Sat), Portland, OR
POSTPONED Portland's 3rd Annual Railroad Prototype Modelers Meet. Portland Airport Shilo Inn, 11707 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220 9AM to 5PM We encourage railroad modelers (model railroaders) to bring their creations (completed or in progress) to share with others. This is intended to be a get together to bring modelers together, share & discuss techniques, talk prototypes and inspire others with their models. We will also be having CLINICS throughout the day and a LARGE RAFFLE! Info:-

May 15-17, Camrose, AB
CANCELLED Battle River Rails, 6th Division, Pacific Northwest Region, National Model Railroad Association convention. Host hotel is Le Chateau Hotel, 3911-48 Ave., Camrose. Le Chateau is a newly renovated hotel that is close to Evraz Camrose Works for the prototype tour and Camrose Railway Station. Besides the Evraz tour, four layout tours have been arranged and clinics are planned. Registration: $60 (early bird) before March 15, 2020, $70 after March 15. Barbecue May 16 is $15, banquet May 17, $25. Deadline for registration is May 1, 2020. Info:-

May 16 (Sat), TBD, OR
2nd Division Annual Meeting. Info:-

May 22-24, Burnaby, BC
CANCELLED Railway Modelers Meet of British Columbia (RMMBC) at Simon Fraser University **New Dates**. 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 23-24, Carstairs, AB
Model Train and Hobby Extravaganza, 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)

Jun 13 (Sat), Lethbridge, AB
Huge sale of N Scale locomotives, rolling stock, track, switches, buildings and other cool stuff at the Southern Alberta Model Railway Club building in Gyro Park, 15th Street and 10th Avenue A South. Please note that sales will be cash only. Watch the club's website: for more info.

Sep 18-23, Nelson, BC
Joint CPHA-GNRHS convention, and the first-ever national CPHA convention. Watch for more information in future issues of CP TRACKS and on the CPHA website ( . Please remember that you must be a member of either CPHA or GNRHS to attend this event. For more information, contact Scott Calvert, Co-Chair, Nelson 2020.

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PNR Officers

President: Kurt Laidlaw
Phone: 253-495-8351
Vice President: Bob Parrish MMR
Phone: 208-866-4601
Secretary: Jerry Enders
Treasurer: Aaron Gibbens
Phone: 541-501-4401
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: Jack Hamilton MMR
Phone: 509-292-8332

PNR Committee Chairs

Achievement: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email: Regional AP Information
      Ballot, USA: Warren Kerr
Phone: 253-906-4765
Ballot, Canada: Richard A. Sutcliffe     
Phone: 604 467 4301
Contest: Christopher Jones
Phone: 541-824-0154
L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Education: Volunteer wanted
President's Award: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3445
Membership: Bob Parrish MMR
Phone: 208-866-4601
Nominations: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
PNR Registered Agent: Elaine Crueger
Phone: 541-847-5779
"SWITCHLIST" Editor: Greg Kujawa
Phone: 406-589-6256
Webmaster: Mark Johnson

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: Jeff Shultz
Tel: 503-769-1414

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
Tel: 208-830-6364

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 2, 2020
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