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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.



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

Sep 28 (Sat), Battle Ground, WA
THE 46th GREAT TRAIN SWAP MEET by the Southwest Washington Model Railroaders 9:30 AM until 2:30 PM at Battle Ground High School Gymnasium, 300 W Main Street, Battle Ground, WA 98604. Over 120 tables of railroad related items for sale model & toy trains, photo's, books, toy autos & trucks, bridges & buildings, Train memorabilia, & much more. Operating train layouts in HO, O, and Z Scales plus test tracks for N, HO & HOn3. Admission $10 Beat the Crowd (9am), $5 Adults, $3 Students, Children under 6 years FREE with adult. Free Parking. For more information and table rentals contact: Larry Sprenkel, 14210 NE 26th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98686 cell (360) 619-8899, Email: Larry.sprenkel@gmail.com. Battle Ground High School gym 330 Main St., Battle Ground WA From I-5 exit 11, take WA-502 East 8 miles direct to location Railroad models and materials in all scales and RR memorabilia Customer parking: North of gym off Parkway Ave. Vendor info: Larry Sprenkel 360-619-8899 larry.sprenkel@gmail.com Six-foot tables @ $20.00 Sponsored by Southwest Washington Model Railroaders of Vancouver, Washington.

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.


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


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


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

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