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Upcoming Events

2019

Oct 12-13, Spokane, WA
River City Modelers open house, 1130 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99202. Visit the River City Western HO scale model train layout. The 45 x 40 ft. two-level layout is a work in progress. Much of the scenery is completed, track work is mainly done and details are being worked on. There are approximately 19 scale miles of main line track. Open from 4 to 8 PM on Saturday and Noon to 4 PM on Sunday. Contact 509-535-3462 for more information.

Oct 13 (Sun), Spokane, WA
The Spokane Train show by the River City Modelers. 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center, Bldg. A, B & C, 404 N. Havana St. Over 200 tables of railroad related items for sale - model & toy trains, photos, books, toy autos & trucks, bridges & buildings, Train memorabilia, old lanterns, signs, china, linens, switch locks & keys & much more. Operating train layouts in N, HO, S, O, and G Scales plus a very large Free-mo layout. Operation lifesaver & a LEGO layout will be there too. Admission $6.00, 12 & under free. For more information and table rentals contact: Shirley Sample, P.O. Box 3065, Spokane, WA 99220 or cell 509-991-2317, home 509-292-8332. Email: shirley@busnws.com.

Oct 19 (Sat), Calgary, AB
40th 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, jawrinch@shaw.ca

Oct 19 (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, swapmeet@mmrf.ab.ca www.mmrf.ab.ca

Oct 19 (Sat), , OR
2nd Division Meet, location TBD. Info:- www.2dpnr.org

Oct 19-20, 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:- www3.telus.net/samrc/ or Bill Smienk bsmienk@telus.net

Oct 20 (Sun), Calgary, AB
CMRS Fall Mini Meet and Annual General Meeting, Glenmore Inn. Clinics, Show & Tell, Info:-www.calgarymodelrailway.ca/mini-meets.html

Nov 9-10, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Train Expo 2019 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. Lots of parking on the grounds ($13.00) or easy access via buses on Hastings Street or Renfrew Street with connection to Millennium Line Renfrew Station or Expo Line 29th Street Station. Info:- www.vancouvertrainexpo.ca

Nov 9 (Sat), 16, 23, 30, Portland, OR
Mt Hood Model Engineers Fall Open House 5500 SE Belmont S, basement level. Noon till 5PM. 40 year plus club with many updates. Nov 9th: Modern equipment; Nov 16th: Members pride; Nov 23rd: Steam; Nov 30th: Mt Hood equipment. Info:- mhmeng@aol.com or www.mthoodmodelengineers.org, Facebook: Mount Hood Model Engineers Club

Nov 9 (Sat), Calgary, AB
Calgary Model Trainmen Open House. 10am-4pm. Come and check out our space in the Calgary Rehabilitation Centre, #7 - 11 Street NE. New Members wanted!

Nov 30 - Dec 1, Central Point, OR
42nd ANNUAL ROGUE VALLEY RAILROAD SHOW, Thanksgiving Weekend, at the Jackson County EXPO, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point, OR. Show hours: Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4. Adults $5, 6-12 $1, 5 and under FREE with adult. Railroad displays, Operating layouts and Exhibits, Operation Life Saver, SWAP Meet, raffles and more. Info: Email Roguevalleyrailroadshow@gmail.com, or call Bruce K 1-541-613-1638.

Dec 7 (Sat), Rickreall, OR
WVMRC annual Railroad Show and Swap Meet: Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S. Pacific Hwy. West (Hwy 22 and Hwy 99W 10 miles west of Salem).9:30 AM-2:30 PM. Over 100 tables, all scales of trains. Admission: Adults $5, children under 12-free, 8 ft. tables $30 each. We try to have a large variety of trains and railroad items available to purchase, over 100 tables, (all scales of trains). The parking is free and the site is handicapped accessible. This is our 21st show at this site and everyone has been pleased with the selection and prices. Info:- Judy MacInnes, 503-581-6071, macinnej@msn.com, www.wvmrm.webs.com

2020

Feb 22 (Sat), TBD, OR
2nd Division meet. Info:- www.2dpnr.org

Feb 22-23, Monroe, WA
United NorthWest Model railroad Club and Snohomish County 4-H Foundation Present: 29th Annual Washington State Model Railroad Show and Marketplace Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe WA Saturday 10am 5pm, Sunday 10am 4pm Operating Model Railroads, Clinics, Demonstrations, Swap Meet tables, Food vendors, and more! Proceeds benefit Snohomish County 4-H Foundation www.facebook.com/unwclub www.unwclub.com/unwshow.html

Mar 14 (Sat), Portland, OR
WIllamette Model Railroad Club Swap Meet 9:30 am to 3 pm at the W.D. Jackson Armory 6255 NE Cornfoot Rd. Portland, OR 97218. Over 115 tables of Model Railroad equipment in all Scales, Railroad Memorabilia, Books, Photos and More. Admission $5.00, under 12 free. Free parking. Info: Brigg Franklin wmrcswapmeet@gmail.com (360) 241-5908.

Mar 28 (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 cmesa57@gmail.com

Apr 18-19, Calgary, AB
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:- www.supertrain.ca or email to info@supertrain.ca

Apr 21-24, Eugene, OR
First Division will host the NMRA Pacific Northwest Region Annual Convention at the Valley River Inn. More information later.

May 15-17, Camrose, AB
Battle River Rails, 6thDivision, 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. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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

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PNR Officers

President: Kurt Laidlaw
Phone: 253-495-8351
email:
Vice President: Bob Parrish MMR
Phone: 208-866-4601
Email:
Secretary: Jerry Enders
Email:
Treasurer: Aaron Gibbens
Phone: 541-501-4401
email: PNR-Treas@outlook.com
Asst. Treasurer (Canada): L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Asst. Treasurer (US):
Office Manager: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
Email: EELiesse@aol.com
Immediate Past President: Jack Hamilton MMR
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email: gradiver@wavecable.com

PNR Committee Chairs

Achievement: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email: gradiver@wavecable.com Regional AP Information
      Ballot, USA: Volunteer wanted
Ballot, Canada: Richard A. Sutcliffe     
Phone: 604 467 4301
Email: ras1@uniserve.com
Contest: Christopher Jones
Phone: 541-824-0154
email: lllandcij@aol.com
Convention:
L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Education: Volunteer wanted
President's Award: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3445
email:
Membership: Bob Parrish MMR
Phone: 208-866-4601
Email:
Nominations: Brian Stokes
Phone: 780-904-1168
Email:
PNR Registered Agent: Elaine Crueger
Phone: 541-847-5779
Email:
"SWITCHLIST" Editor: Greg Kujawa
Phone: 406-589-6256
Webmaster: Mark Johnson
Phone: 780-436-2480
email:

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.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/1div/
Superintendent: Rich Pitter
Email:
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.
Web: www.2dpnr.org
Superintendent: Jeff Shultz
Tel: 503-769-1414
email:

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.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/3div/
Superintendent: Jerry Thomas
Email:
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.
Web: 4dpnr.com
Superintendent: Russ Segner
Email:
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.
Web: www.pnr5d.org
Superintendent: Bill Fassett
Home: 509-468-4900
Cell 509-979-5205
email:

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.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/6div/
Superintendent: Ed Molenkamp
Phone: 780-455-1479
Email:

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
Web: 7divpnr.ca
Superintendent: John Martin
Email:
Phone: 604-594-9719

Most recent update (except for events): July 30, 2019
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