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Upcoming Events of Interest for Division 1

Listed below are some of the Railroad/Model Railroad related events that are taking place around the Division. If you have an event that you would like to get listed, or you know of an event happening with in the Division, please send the event information to Division 1 Webmaster.

 

2019

Mar 2 (Sat), Elsie, OR
The 15th Annual Pacific Model Loggers' Congress- takes place at the Camp 18 Restaurant and Logging Museum, 42362 Highway 26, Elsie, Oregon. Info:- www.pacificmodelloggerscongress.com

Mar 9, Portland, OR
2019 Model Railroad Swap Meet at the WD Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Rd in Portland.  Hours: 930am to 3pm.  Admission: $5, children under 12 free. Contact wmrswapmeet@yahoo.com or 360-241-5908 for additional information.

Mar 9-10, 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.

Mar 10 (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.

Mar 16 (Sat), Corvallis, OR
Winterail Railroad Photography Exposition & Railroadiana Show. 9AM-10PM, Corvallis High School - Student Center, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. Info:- www.winterail.com

Mar 23, Kelso, WA
Longview, Kelso, and Rainier MRC presents a spring Swap Meet and Train Show at the Three Rivers Shopping Mall in Kelso (I-5 Exit 39).  Hours: 10am to 3pm.  Admission: $5, children under 12 free with paid adult.  Contact rwgrr@juno.com or 360-673-2277 for additional information.

Mar 23 (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 - 8:00 am, Meet - 9:00 am Coffee - Donuts - Conversation - Clinics - Favorite Model Contests NMRA Achievement Award judging - Displays - Silent Auction - Layout Tours Info:-pnr.nmra.org/3div/default.htm or Chris Mesa cmesa57@gmail.com

Mar 24 (Sun), Lewiston, ID
8th Annual Lewis-Clark Train Club and Collectables Swap Meet, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Nez Perce County Fairgrounds, 1229 Burell Ave. Admission $5 and children under 12 free with an adult. There will be vendors from around the northwest with displays, railroad collectables and layouts. Info:- Dan Wise, wrails@cableone.net, 208-816-0845 (cell) or Mike McGee, 208-816-6072; www.lewis-clarktrainclub.com

April 13-14, Eugene, OR
Willamette Cascade Model Railroad Club 31st Annual Model Railroad Swap Meet and Train Show.  Event will be at the Lane County Fairgrounds, 796 W 13th Ave in Eugene.  Hours: Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 3pm.  Admission for both days: Adults $6, Children 6-12 years old $1, 5 years and younger free with paying adult.  Contact ttandt@ram-mail.com or 541-954-4917 for additional information.

Apr 27 (Sat), Twin Falls, ID
3rd. Division Mini-Meet in Twin Falls-Jerome, noon at Denny's Restaurant. 291 Pole Line Road E. Twin Falls 83301 Info-: jerryrthomas.jt@gmail.com or 208 830 6364

May 4-5, Rickreall, OR
Model Train Swap Meet and Show at the Rickreall Grange Hall, 280 Main St (Hwy 99W) in Rickreall.  Hours: 9am to 3pm.  Admission: Saturday $6 ($1 off with can of food), children under 12 free, Sunday free with can of food.  Contact pry626@juno.com or 503-606-0398 for additional information.

May 17-19, North Bend, OR
South Coast Train Club Model Train Show at Pony Village Mall, North Bend. For info contact Peter Brandt, pcb904@gmail.com.

May 29 - Jun 2, Cranbrook, BC
The Kootenay Express 2019 Pacific Northwest Region Convention at the Prestige Inn. Clinics, model contest, AP evaluations, prototype and layout tours and much more. For updates see: www.kootenayexpress2019.ca

July 7-13, Salt Lake City, UT
NMRA 2019 National Convention "Salt Lake City 2019". Info: www.nmra2019slc.org

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.

Dec 7, Rickreall, OR
Railroad Show and Swap Meet at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall.  Hours: 930am to 230pm.  Admission: $5; children under 12 free.  Contact macinnej@msn.com or 503-581-6071 for additional information.

2020

April 20-24, Eugene, OR
First Division will host the NMRA Pacific Northwest Region Annual Convention at the Valley River Inn. More information later.

July 12-20, St Louis, MO
NMRA 2020 National Convention "Gateway 2020". Info: gateway2020.org

2021

Santa Clara, CA
NMRA 2021 National Convention.  More information later.

2022

Birmingham, England
NMRA 2022 National Convention.  More information later.


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