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Upcoming Events

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

2017

Oct 14-15, 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 $7.00; Kids $5.00 Family $ 20.00 (limit of six per family). Parking by donation. Info:- Bob Jones Phone: 604-858-7659

Oct 14 (Sat), Calgary, AB
Boomer Auction - South Bank Short Lines Association presents the 38th 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, jawrinch@shaw.ca

Oct 14-15, Chehalis, WA
LEWIS COUNTY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB TRAIN SHOW AND SWAP MEET at the SWW fair grounds at 2555 North National Av eInfo:- Ted Livermore, 360-985-7788 or tedstrains@lewiscounty.com

Oct 14-15, Spokane, WA
River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99202 will have their HO Scale "River City Western" layout open on Saturday October 14th from 4 - 8 PM; and Sunday, October 15th from Noon to 4 PM. Stop by to see the progress that has been made. More scenery, buildings, and details are being added every week. For information check out the River City Modelers website - www.rivercitymodelers.org, call 509-535-3462 or email RCMinfonow@gmail.com

Oct 15 (Sun), Calgary, AB
CMRS Fall Mini Meet and Annual General Meeting, Glenmore Inn. Clinics, Show & Tell, Info:-www.calgarymodelrailway.ca

Oct 15 (Sun), Spokane, WA
The Fall Spokane Train show sponsored by the River City Modelers will be held on Sunday, October 15th at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center, Bldg. A, B & C. Show hours are from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, admission $6.00 for adults, 12 & under free. Close to 200 tables of all things railroad related for sale - model & toy trains, photos, books, toy autos & trucks, bridges & buildings. Train memorabilia - old lanterns, signs, china, linen, switch locks & keys and much more. There will be operating train layouts in N, HO, S, O and G Scales along with a very large Free-Mo setup. Operations Lifesaver will be there too. Free parking, food available. For table rental or general information, please contact: Shirley Sample, P.O. Box 3065, Spokane, WA 99220; call 509-991-2317 or email: Shirley@busnws.com

Oct 21-22, Lethbridge, AB
Southern Alberta Model Railway Club Open House at the expanded club building in Gyro Park, 15th Street and 10th Avenue A South. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both days. Info:- www3.telus.net/samrc/ or Bill Smienk 403 328-4244 Lethbridge bsmienk@telus.net

Oct 28 (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, Ph. 780-458-1032 www.mmrf.ab.ca

Nov 3-4, Post Falls, ID
Inland Northwest FREE-mo-N Fall Show 2017, Post Falls Library, 821 N Spokane Street, Post Falls, ID. Friday, Nov. 3th - 3 PM to 5 PM Saturday, Nov. 4th - 10 AM to 4 PM. Free Admission! The largest operating modular train layout in North Idaho. Info:- oregonshortline@gmail.com, inlandnorthwestfree-mo-n.weebly.com/

Nov 4 (Sat), Rickreall, OR
Model Train Open House and Swap Meet and Craft Bazaar 9am-4pm. Hosted by the Polk Station Rail, Model Railroad Club. We are located on the 2nd floor of the Rickreall Grange Hall in Rickreall, Oregon on Hwy 99 with easy access Info:- www.trainweb.org/psr

Nov 11-12, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Train Expo 2017 at the Pacific National Exhibition Forum, 2901 East Hastings Street. Saturday - 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm Adults $10, Seniors (60+) $8, Youth (8 to 18yrs) $5, Children under 8 Free, Family Rate $25, NMRA members $5. Info:- www.vancouvertrainexpo.ca

Nov 25 (Sat), Camrose, AB
Camrose Model Train Swap Meet, 9 AM - 2 PM; Camrose United Church, 4829-50th Street. Free admission to the public. The Model Train Vendor aspect of the event will have 32, approximately 30" x 8' tables, available for vendors, who wish to participate. Per Table price is $15. Info:- Diesel Horse Hobbies, cabooseman@hotmail.com

Nov 25-26, Central Point, OR
40th Annual Rogue Valley Railroad Show, Jackson County EXPO, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point, OR. Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM. Admission: Adults $5, Ages 6-12 $1, 5 and under FREE with paid adult. Free parking. Model railroad displays, historic railroad artifacts, swap meet, door prizes, and more. Proceeds benefit Medford Railroad Park. Info:- Bruce Kelly at 541-613-1638, roguevalleyrailroadshow@gmail.com

Nov 25-26, Dec 2-3, Adair Village, OR
Corvallis Society of Model Engineers Open House. 7155 NE Vandenberg Ave. Sat & Sun: 10 am - 4 pm. Cost $3; Ages 6-11: $1; 5 and under: free. Info:- www.csme1959.org

Dec 2 (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. Info:- Judy MacInnes, 503-581-6071, macinnej@msn.com, www.wvmrm.webs.com

2018

Jan 13-15, Seattle, WA
44th annual Pacific Science Center show - 200 Second Ave N, Seattle, WA. 10 am - 6 pm. The 4th Division, PNR coordinates the model railroads, historical displays, and related activities for this show. This is an exhibition show. No swap-meet or vendor sales. Child-interest activities and participation opportunities are encouraged. Current fee, parking, and other facility information is at www.pacificsciencecenter.org/plan-your-visit/. Info:- www.4dpnr.com/pacific-science-center-show/

May 30 - Jun 2, Portland, OR
PNR Regional Convention 2018: Stumptown Express; Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel Info:- www.pnr2018.org and www.facebook.com/StumptownExpress/

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
email:
Vice President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:
Secretary: Robert Stafford
Email:
Treasurer: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3455
email: nmradave@liessefamily.net
Asst. Treasurer (Canada): L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Asst. Treasurer (US): Volunteer wanted
Office Manager: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
Email: EELiesse@aol.com
Immediate Past President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:

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: John DeSteese
Phone: 509-783-4665
email:
Convention:
L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Education: Alan Ashton
Email:
Phone: 509-368-9675
President's Award: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3445
email:
Membership: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
Email:
Nomination: Brian Stokes
Phone: 780-904-1168
Email:
PNR Registered Agent: Volunteer wanted
"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: Charlie Comstock
email:
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.
Web: pnr.nmra.org/3div/
Superintendent: Tom Waters
Email:
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.
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): October 13, 2017
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