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Upcoming Events

Selkirk Express 2016 PNR Regional Convention - Selkirk Express 2016.
June 15-19, 2016
There will be bus trips to the Kettle Valley Steam Railway and to the Revelstoke Railway Museum. Layout tours, clinics, contests, a public show and Free-Mo meet.


Aug 11-14, Big Valley, AB
13th 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 11th ; 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 13 (Sat), Portland, OR
2nd DIvision PNR Meet, Cedar Mill Community Library, 12505 NW Cornell Rd Ste. 13 Portland OR 97229 10am - 1pm. Info:-

Aug 14 (Sun), Wetaskiwin, AB
Alberta Central RAILWAY DAY. Pancake Breakfast Served from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m; Beaver Tails Served from 1 p.m. to 3:30 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. Info:- 780-352-2257

Aug 19-21, Snoqualmie, WA
Snoqualmie Railroad Days 2016, a community festival celebrating our spirit and origins as a railroad and logging town, and the home of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. The Santa Cruz and Portland Cement locomotive 2, a 1909-built Porter locomotive, will let you step back in time to the early days of Snoqualmie during this year's festival . Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 King Street. Info:-

Aug 19 (Fri), Edmonton, AB
Model railroaders BBQ and slide night, 4PM-10PM. MMRF and 6th Division will be hosting a BBQ and slide night at the Deville/North Cooking Lake Community Hall, located at 21033 Wye Road, North Cooking Lake. Projectors will be supplied so bring out some of your slides or thumb drives:-). Come out and enjoy an evening of train watching and slides. Info:- Ed@ 780-886-8116

Sep 8-10, Fife, WA
SP&S Historical Society Convention. Emerald Queen Casino & Hotel 9700 Pacific Highway E. Info:-

Sep 15-18, Sherwood Park, AB
Muskeg Mixed - 6th Division Annual Meet held in conjunction with the Great Edmonton Train Show

Sep 17-21, Spokane, WA
Great Northern Historical Society Annual Convention Info:-

Sep 17-18, Sherwood Park, AB
2016 Great Edmonton Model Train Show, 10 AM - 5 PM, Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way in Sherwood Park. Layouts, displays, clinics, dealers and LEGO! Info:- email:

Sep 18 (Sun), Missoula, MT
37th Annual Train Show and Swap Meet, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Big Sky High School, 3100 South Ave., West. Adults and Youth 16 and over $3.00 15 and under FREE! Info:- Mike or Elaine Brown at 406-543-6123, or Admission $3 for adults, children 15 and under free.

Sep 24 (Sat), Boise, ID
3rd Division 2016 Fall Meet. Covenant Presbyterian Church 4848 North Five Mile Road Boise, ID 83713 (McMillan and Five Mile). $8.00 - $7.00 for NMRA Members. Registration begins at 8:00, all meet events begin at 9:00. Layout tours begin at 1:30 ending at 5:00 Info:-

Sep 24-25, Calgary, AB
Railway Days at Heritage Park. 9:30am-5:00pm. Info:-

Oct 1-2, Lynden, WA
Lynden Lions Club 3nd Annual Model Train and Circus Builder Show. Northwest Washington Fair Grounds – Henry Jansen Building. Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4. Admission: Adults $7; Family (up to 6 people) $22; Seniors $6; 6-12 $5; under 6, free with an adult. All profits from the show benefit Lions’ projects. Info:-

Oct 2 (Sun), Edmonton, AB
Edmonton Model Railroad Association - Annual Open House 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Located in the Freight shed at Fort Edmonton Park. See the Monashee Pacific Model Railroad up close and in action. Tours running throughout the day or explore on your own. Used model railway equipment for sale! Free Admission! No charge to enter the park as Fort Edmonton Park will be closed for the season! Info: -

Oct 15-16, 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) Admission Prices: Adults $6.00; Family $ 20.00 (limit of six per family). Parking by donation. Info:- Bob Jones Phone: 604-858-7659

Oct 15 (Sat), Calgary, AB
Boomer Auction - South Bank Short Lines Association presents the 37th Annual Boomer Auction. St Andrews Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary. Doors open at 09:00 for Set-up/Display/Viewing. Bring your Locomotives, Rolling Stock, Buildings, Kits, Tools, Parts, Photographs, Slides, Books and Railroadiana that you want to sell. Magazines and VHS tapes will NOT be sold. Auction starts at 10:30. Note earlier times.. Info:- John Wrinch, (403) 281-5745,

Oct 15-16, Ravensdale, WA
19th Annual Maple Valley Operating Model Train Show, 10am-5pm. Gracie Hansen Community Center, 27132 Ravensdale Way. Suggested Donation: Adults $5, Children (3-11) $2. Info:- Steve Hiester, (425) 432-8391,

Oct 16 (Sun), Calgary, AB
CMRS Fall Mini Meet and Annual General Meeting, Glenmore Inn. Clinics, Show & Tell,

Oct 22 (Sat), Edmonton, AB
MMRF Fall Swap Meet: Central Lion's Senior Citizens Recreation Centre 11113 113 St. 9AM-Noon, Admission $3. Info:- Ric Francoeur, Ph. 780-458-1032

Nov 4-5, Post Falls, ID
Inland Northwest FREE-mo-N Fall Show 2015, Post Falls Library, 821 N Spokane Street, Post Falls, ID. Friday, Nov. 4th - 3 PM to 5 PM Saturday, Nov. 5th - 10 AM to 4 PM. Free Admission! The largest operating modular train layout in North Idaho. Info:-,

Nov 5-6, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Train Expo 2016 is the reinvigorated 34th annual train show. 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: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Vice President: Don Locke
Phone: 503-967-6382
Secretary: Robert Stafford
Treasurer: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3455
Asst. Treasurer (Canada): L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Asst. Treasurer (US): Dirk Kruysman
Phone: 541-673-6341
Office Manager: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
Immediate Past President: Walt Huston
Phone: 253-535-2043

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
Member Aid: Bruce McCosh
Phone: 208-386-9629
President's Award: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3445
Membership: Don Locke
Phone: 503-967-6382
Nomination: Volunteer wanted
PNR Registered Agent: Dirk Kruysman
Phone: 541-673-6341
"SWITCHLIST" Editor: Greg Kujawa
Phone: 703-772-0207
Webmaster: Mark Johnson
Phone: 780-436-2480
Fax: 780-438-3210

PNR Divisions

See the PNR Map for the location of the 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, Eastern Oregon, and Southwestern Montana
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. and the North borders of the Montana counties of Beaverhead, Deer Lodge and Jefferson.
South Boundary: South borders of Idaho and Oregon states.
East Boundary: The East Borders of Idaho State and the East borders of the Montana counties of Gallatin, Jefferson and Madison.
Superintendent: Tom Waters
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.
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 boundaries of the Montana counties of Ravalli, Granite, Powell and Lewis/Clark.
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: Gary Thurow
Home: 509-838-7174
Cell 509-863-2012

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 boundary of the Province of British Columbia extending North to the 75th parallel.
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): July 27, 2016.
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