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2021 PNR Regional Convention - Cancelled

The PNR Convention for 2021 has been cancelled.

Upcoming Events

Check the websites for individual events to ensure they have not been canceled due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Aug 7 (Sat), Boise, ID
Idaho Rails, 2021: CANCELLED The PNR Convention for 2021 has been cancelled.

Sep 11 (Sat), Kelso, WA
Longview, Kelso & Rainier Model Railroad Club Fall Swap Meet & Train Show, Three Rivers Mall, Kelso, Washington, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Admission $5, Children under 12 free with Paid Adult, Early Bird Special: get in between 9AM and 10AM for $10.00 Each. Free Parking! 200 Tables for Vendors, On-Site Food Vendor, Vendor Info: $25 for 8' table, bring your own cover, setup 5:00-9:00 PM Friday & 7:00-10:00 AM Saturday. For more info, visit or contact Rich Easly at 360-431-5790 or

Sep 11-12, Sherwood Park, AB
CANCELLED: 2021 Greater Edmonton Model Train Show, Millennium Place, 2000 Premier Way in Sherwood Park. Info:- email:

Sep 18-19, Carstairs, AB
Carstairs 2021 - Model Train and Hobby Extravaganza, Carstairs Curling Club, 350 11th Ave (West of CO-OP). Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm; admission $5.00, kids 5 and under free. Info:- or email Rick,, 403-556-8121 (home), 403-507-3314 (cell)

Oct 10 (Sun), Spokane, WA
SPOKANE TRAIN SHOW Sponsored by the River City Modelers, 9:30 AM until 3:30 PM at the SPOKANE County Fair & Expo Center, Ag A, B, & C Buildings, 404 N. Havana St. $6.00 ADMISSION 12 & UNDER FREE. Over 200 tables of railroad related items for sale - model & toy trains, photographs, books, toy autos & trucks, bridges & buildings. Train memorabilia - old lanterns. signs, china, linen, switch locks & keys & more. There will be several operating train layouts in N, HO, S, and G Scales. A large Free-Mo HO layout will be running and Operation Lifesaver will be there too. We anticipate that the WTrak wooden layout for kids to play with will be set up again too. Free parking! FOR TABLE RENTAL OR GENERAL INFORMATION - CONTACT: SHIRLEY SAMPLE, P.O. Box 3065, Spokane, WA 99220; call 509-991-2317, 509-292-8332 OR EMAIL:

Oct 16 (Sat), Calgary, AB
41st 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. NOTE: Public events may still be subject to COVID Restrictions. Check our website for the latest information. Info:-

Oct 30 (Sat), Medford VIRTUAL, Online via Zoom
2021 Annual Conference, Southern Pacific Historical & Technical Society. Info:-

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PNR Officers

President: Jeff Herrmann
Phone: 714-651-3903
Vice President: Bob Parrish MMR
Phone: 208-866-4601
Secretary: Stirling Millar
Phone: 306-519-1369
Treasurer: Aaron Gibbens
Phone: 541-501-4401
Asst. Treasurer (Canada): L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Asst. Treasurer (US):
Office Manager: Ed Liesse
Phone: 253-529-7405
Immediate Past President: Kurt Laidlaw
Phone: 253-495-8351

PNR Committee Chairs

Achievement: Jack Hamilton, MMR
Phone: 360-308-9845
email: Regional AP Information
      Ballot, USA: Volunteer wanted
Ballot, Canada: Richard A. Sutcliffe     
Phone: 604 467 4301
Contest: Christopher Jones
Phone: 541-824-0154
L. A. (Larry) Sebelley
Phone: 604 858 5717
Education: Volunteer wanted
President's Award: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3445
Membership: Bob Parrish MMR
Phone: 208-866-4601
Nominations: Shirley Sample
Phone: 509-292-8332
PNR Registered Agent: Dave Liesse
Phone: 253-343-3445
"SWITCHLIST" Editor: Greg Kujawa
Phone: 406-589-6256
Webmaster: Mark Johnson

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.
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: Jeff Shultz
Tel: 503-769-1414

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.
Superintendent: Tom Waters (interim))
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 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.
Superintendent: Bill Fassett
Home: 509-468-4900
Cell 509-979-5205

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 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
Superintendent: John Martin
Phone: 604-594-9719

Most recent update (except for events): May 8, 2021
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Mark Johnson,
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