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Upcoming Events

2014

Jul 11-13, Snoqualmie, WA
Day Out With Thomas - The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014., providing children of all ages the opportunity to climb aboard and take a ride with Thomas as well as participate in Thomas & Friends themed activities. 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 12-16, Helena, MT
Great Northern Historical Society Annual Convention Info:- www.gnrhs.org

Jul 12 (Sat), Edmonton, AB
A Model Railroad BBQ and drop-in social day will be held from 10-4 at the Deville/North Cooking Lake Community Hall, located at 21033 Wye Road, North Cooking Lake. Sponsored by the Mainline Model Railroaders Fellowship - everyone welcome! Info:- www.mmrf.ab.ca

Jul 13-20, Cleveland, OH
NMRA National Convention. Info:- www.2014cleveland.org

Jul 16-19, Yakima, WA
Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association Annual Convention. Info:- www.nprha.org

Jul 18-20, Snoqualmie, WA
Day Out With Thomas - The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014., providing children of all ages the opportunity to climb aboard and take a ride with Thomas as well as participate in Thomas & Friends themed activities. 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 15-17, Big Valley, AB
Alberta Free-mo 2014. An entire hockey rink filled with a modular layout! Info:- www.calgaryfreemo.ca

Aug 15-17, Revelstoke, BC
Homecoming 2014, Revelstoke Railway Museum. Info: - Jennifer Dunkerson, Executive Director, at 1-877-837-6060, railway@telus.net, www.railwaymuseum.com.

Aug 15-17, Snoqualmie, WA
The 76th annual Snoqualmie Railroad Days, 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 17 (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:- www.abcentralrailway.com 780-352-2257 acrm@xplornet.com

Aug 21-23, Vancouver, WA
SP&S Historical Society Convention. Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay. Info:- www.spshs.org, 360-694-8341

Aug 23 (Sat), Toppenish, WA
17th Annual Northern Pacific Railway Museum Railroad Show at the Toppenish depot on Asotin Avenue. Info:- Larry Rice at (509) 930-7210, www.nprymuseum.org

Sep 7 (Sun), Victoria, BC
PNR 7th Division Public Show, Victoria Model Railway Show, Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, 1767 Island Highway, Colwood, BC, 10 am - 4 pm, Adults $7, Youth (11-16) $3, Family $14, Children under 8 free with an adult. Operating layouts, vendors, displays, door prizes and more. Info:- Ted Alexis (250) 595-4070

Sep 20-21, Sherwood Park, AB
2014 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 21 (Sun), Missoula, MT
35th Annual Train Show and Swap Meet, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Big Sky High School, 3100 South Ave., West. Info:- Mike or Elaine Brown at 406-543-6123, or show@missoulamodelrail.org. Admission $3 for adults, children 15 and under free.

Sep 26-28, Edmonton, AB
Northern Rails 2012 OPSIG Operating weekend. Six or more operations-focussed home layouts, sessions on the EMRA's Monashee Pacific. Operation-specific clinics. Due to the limited space available, this event is invitational with spots being filled on a first come basis. Info:- www3.telus.net/public/ulvestad/NorthernRails.html, calvinsexsmith@sasktel.net

Sep 27-28, Calgary, AB
Railway Days at Heritage Park. 9:30am-5:00pm. Info:- www.heritagepark.ca/plan-your-visit/event-calendar/railway-days.html

Oct 12 (Sun), Spokane, WA
Spokane Fall Model Train Show 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM. Presented by the Inland NW Rail Museum and River City Modelers at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 404 N. Havana, Ag Bldg. C & D. Free Parking - admission $6, 12 & under free.

Oct 18 (Sat), Calgary, AB
Boomer Auction - South Bank Short Lines Association presents the 35th Annual Boomer Auction. St Andrews Presbyterian Church, 703 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary. Doors open at 09:30 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 11:00. Dining Car Service opens at 10:00. Adults $5, Youth 6-16 $2, under 6 free. South Bank Short Lines will charge a commission of 10% of sales. Info:- John Wrinch, (403) 281-5745, jawrinch@shaw.ca

Nov 7-9, Burnaby, BC
PNR 7th Division Meet and Public Show, Cameron Recreation Complex, 9523 Cameron St, Burnaby, BC, Public Show Nov 8 & 9, 10 am - 4 pm, Adults $10, NMRA Member $5, Youth (6-15) $5, Senior (60+) $8, Family $25, Children under 6 Free. Operating layouts, vendors, displays, contests, clinics, door prizes and more. Info:- www.bctrains.org

Nov 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, Portland, OR
Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club Annual Show, 2505 N. Vancouver Ave. 10:00 -5:00, doors close at 4:30. Adults $6.00 Kids (3-11) $2.00. Info: - (503) 28-TRAIN, www.cgmrc.com

2015

Aug 23-29, Portland, OR
NMRA 2015 National Convention "Portland Daylight Express" Info:- www.nmra2015portland.org

To add your activities to the Switchlist Timetable, PNR Train Orders (regular member email), or PNR web page, contact the Timetable Editor, Mark Johnson at (780) 436-2480,

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PNR Officers

President: Walt Huston
Phone: 253-535-2043
email:
Vice President: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
email:
Secretary: Robert Stafford
Email:
Treasurer: Dirk Kruysman
Phone: 541-673-6341
email: dutchdirk@charter.net
Asst. Treasurer (Canada): L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Email: sebelley@shaw.ca
Asst. Treasurer (US): Nick Lehrbach
Phone: 541-672-1453
Email: lehrbach@rosenet.net
Co-Office Manager: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
email: EELiesse@aol.com
Co-Office Manager: Gay Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
email: glliesse@aol.com
Immediate Past President: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email: gradiver@wavecable.com
NMRA Western Director: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email: WestDir@hq.nmra.org

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: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
email: EELiesse@aol.com
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: Dave Faussett
Phone: 253-473-3956
email:
PNR Registered Agent: Dirk Kruysman
Phone: 541-673-6341
email: dutchdirk@charter.net
"SWITCHLIST" Editor: Peter Mueller
Phone: 604-924-3377
email:
Webmaster: Mark Johnson
Phone: 780-436-2480
Fax: 780-438-3210
email:

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.
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, 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.
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: www.4dpnr.org
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 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.
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: Mike Borkristl
Email: 6divsuper@pnr.nmra.org
Tel: 403-203-1970

7th Division: British Columbia and the Yukon and Northwest Territories.
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 75th parallel.
Web: 7dpnr.org/
Superintendent: Russ Watson
Email:
Phone: 250-992-3452
Fax: 250-992-3453

Most recent update (except for events): January 15, 2014.
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