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Upcoming Events

2017

Jun 28 - Jul 5, Stettler, AB
Rails and Tales - In honour of Canada's 150th anniversary in 2017, Rails and Tales 2017 is partnering with East Central Alberta Heritage Society and Alberta Prairie Railway to celebrate the history of steam rail transport in Canada. Bringing together two operating Canadian heritage steam locomotives, Alberta Prairie #41 and Alberta Railway Museum #1392. Rocky Mountain Rail Society #6060 will be on static display. Info:- www.railsandtales.ca

Jul 13-15, The Dalles, OR
SP&S Historical Society Convention. Shilo Inn, 3223 Bret Clodfelter Way Info:- www.spshs.org

Jul 14-16, Snoqualmie, WA
Day Out With Thomas - The Friendship Tour 2017. The Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie is the only venue to host Thomas the Tank Engine in the Pacific Northwest this year! Day Out With Thomas is more than just the train ride with Thomas to the top of Snoqualmie Falls & the unique view of that area across from the Salish Lodge. Day Out With Thomas is a day of activities geared for Thomas' little engineer fans and their families. 38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065; 9am - 5 pm (This event sells out, pre-purchase tickets.) $23 for ages two and older Info:- Peggy Barchi, PO Box 459, Snoqualmie, WA 98065; 425-888-3030 ext: 7203; peggy@trainmuseum.org www.TrainMuseum.org

Jul 15-16, Ilwaco, WA
Clamshell Railroad Days - For over 40 years (1888 - 1930), the quirky little narrow-gauge railroad, begun as the Ilwaco, Railway and Navigation Company, ran along the Long Beach Peninsula. Now come join the fun as we celebrate Clamshell Railroad Days. The $5.00 fee includes a souvenir pin and Museum entrance for 2 days, free for kids under 12. Info:- columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org/clamshell/

Jul 21-23, Snoqualmie, WA
Day Out With Thomas - The Friendship Tour 2017. The Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie is the only venue to host Thomas the Tank Engine in the Pacific Northwest this year! Day Out With Thomas is more than just the train ride with Thomas to the top of Snoqualmie Falls & the unique view of that area across from the Salish Lodge. Day Out With Thomas is a day of activities geared for Thomas' little engineer fans and their families. 38625 SE King St, Snoqualmie, WA 98065; 9am - 5 pm (This event sells out, pre-purchase tickets.) $23 for ages two and older Info:- Peggy Barchi, PO Box 459, Snoqualmie, WA 98065; 425-888-3030 ext: 7203; peggy@trainmuseum.org www.TrainMuseum.org

Aug 17-20, 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 17th ; 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:- www.calgaryfreemo.ca, info@calgaryfreemo.ca

Aug 18-20, Snoqualmie, WA
Snoqualmie Railroad Days 2017: 79 years of Trains, Timber, Traditions, a community festival celebrating our spirit and origins as a railroad and logging town, and the home of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. Northwest Railway Museum, 38625 King Street. Info:- www.railroaddays.com

Aug 20 (Sun), Wetaskiwin, AB
Alberta Central RAILWAY DAY. Pancake Breakfast Served from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. with admission ticket Beaver Tails Served from 1 p.m. to 2:30 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. Watch for the grand opening of the Grain Elevator Info:- www.abcentralrailway.com 780-352-2257 acrm@xplornet.com

Sep 16-17, Sherwood Park, AB
2017 Great Edmonton Model Train Show, 10 AM - 5 PM, Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way in Sherwood Park. Layouts, displays, clinics, dealers and LEGO! Info:- www.mmrf.ab.ca email: trainshow@mmrf.ab.ca

Sep 16 (Sat), Myrtle Point, OR
The Fall 2017 First Division Mini-Meet at the Coos County Fairgrounds in Myrtle Point, 770 4th St. Doors will open at 9 AM, with the event starting at 10 AM. The fairgrounds' HO scale DCC layout will operate, and other layouts are expected to be open for self-guided tours. Clinicians are still sought. Info:- Christopher Jones at LLLandCIJ@aol.com pnr.nmra.org/1div/

Sep 23 (Sat), Boise, ID
The 3rd Division Fall Meet at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3100 S. Five Mile Rd., Boise, ID 83709 (Victory and Five Mile). Registration - 8:00 am, Meet - 9:00 am; Layout tours 1:30pm to 5:00pm. 3rd Division NMRA Fall Meet: Coffee - Donuts - Conversation - Clinics - Favorite Model Contests NMRA Achievement Award judging - Displays - Silent Auction - Layout Tours. Admission $8.00 - $7.00 for NMRA Members. Special Contest: Tool Shed made by Motrak Models Info:- pnr.nmra.org/3div/

Sep 23-24, Calgary, AB
Railway Days at Heritage Park.10:00am-5:00pm. Double-heading of Heritage Park's two steam locomotives. Unveiling and inaugural start up of the recently completed CP Rail Steam Railway Crane, the only working model in Canada! Info:- www.heritagepark.ca/plan-your-visit/event-calendar/railway-days.html

Oct 1 (Sun), Edmonton, AB
Edmonton Model Railroad Association - Annual Open House 10:00 am to 4:30 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: - www.EMRA.club

Oct 7 (Sat), Vancouver, WA
44th Great Train Swap Meet, 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Event will take place at Battle Ground High School, 330 Main St. Admission: $5.00. Info:- Larry Sprenkel at 360-619-8899, larry.sprenkel@gmail.com

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

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 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 25-26, 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

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

May 30 - Jun 3, Portland, OR
PNR Regional Convention at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach.

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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
Member Aid: Bruce McCosh
Phone: 208-386-9629
email: bmccosh@cableone.net
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: Gary Thurow
Home: 509-838-7174
Cell 509-863-2012
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

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