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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.

 

2018

Feb 17 (Sat), Portland, OR
SP&S Railway Historical Society Railroad Swap Meet. 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. This will be held at Warehouse23 at the exQuay, 100 Columbia St, Vancouver, Washington Parking across the street, or on the street. Admission - $5.00, under 12 free. For more information or table rentals, contact: Jerry Pickell - pickell5141@msn.com or try 360-735-0516. Messages will be returned.

Mar 3-4, Spokane, WA
River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99202 will have their HO Scale "River City Western" layout open on Saturday March 3rd from 4 ? 8 PM; and Sunday, March 4th from Noon to 4 PM. Stop by to see the progress that has been made. More scenery, buildings, and details are being added every week. For information check out the River City Modelers website ? rivercitymodelers.org, call 509-535-3462 or email RCMinfonow@gmail.com.

Mar 3 (Sat), Elsie, OR
The 14th 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 4 (Sun), Spokane, WA
The Spring Spokane Train show sponsored by the River City Modelers will be held on Sunday, March 4th at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center, Bldg. A, B & C. Show hours are from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, admission $6.00 for adults, 12 & under free. Over 200 tables of all things railroad related for sale ? model & toy trains, photo?s, books, toy autos & trucks, bridges & buildings. Train memorabilia ? old lanterns, signs, china, linen, switch locks & keys and much more. There will be operating train layouts in N, HO, S, O and G Scales along with a very large Free-Mo setup. Operations Lifesaver will be there too. Free parking, food available. For table rental or general information, please contact: Shirley Sample, P.O. Box 3065, Spokane, WA 99220; call 509-991-2317 or email: Shirley@busnws.com.

Mar 10 (Sat), Portland, OR
Willamette Model Railroad Club 33rd Annual Swap Meet. 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM. Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Rd, Portland, Oregon 97218 Over 100 tables, all scales of trains. Admission Adults $5, children under 12-free, 8 ft. tables $30 each. Info:- Brigg Franklin at wmrswapmeet@yahoo.com or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/events/704921526367515

Mar 17 (Sat), Corvallis, OR
40th Anniversary Winterail Railroad Photography Exposition & Railroadiana Show. Corvallis High School - Student Center, 1400 NW Buchanan Ave. Info:- www.winterail.com

Mar 24 (Sat), Tangent, OR
The PNR First Division Mini-Meet will take place from 9 AM to 12 noon at.  Grace Bible Fellowship, 33990 McFarland Rd, Tangent, Oregon 97389. Doors open at 8 AM. To get there, take I-5 to Exit 228 and follow OR34 westbound toward Corvallis. Then take the OR99E exit and proceed northbound for about a mile. Turn left on McFarland Rd. The church is about a quarter mile down the road on your right. Clinics, model railroad contests, and AP evaluation will be available.  Contact Charlie Hutto at charliehutto@hotmail.com for additional information.

Mar 24 (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 Tour. Info:-pnr.nmra.org/3div/default.htm or Chris Mesa cmesa57@gmail.com

Apr 14-15, Eugene, OR
Willamette Cascade Model Railroad Club 30th Annual Swap Meet and Train Show, Lane County Fairgrounds Expo Hallls.  Hours Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 3pm.  Admission $6 per person, $1 between 6-12 years old, 5 years and younger free.  Vendor tables $25 per table, both days.  Contact: Lee Temple at 541-954-4917 or ttandt@ram-mail.com .

May 30 - Jun 2, Portland, OR
PNR Regional Convention 2018: Stumptown Express; Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel Info:- www.pnr2018.org and www.facebook.com/StumptownExpress/

Jul 18-21, Olympia, WA
Union Pacific Historical Society Annual Convention 2018. Info:- www.uphs.org/

Aug 5-12, Kansas City, KS
NMRA 2018 National Convention "Kansas City 2018". Info: www.kc2018.org

2019

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

 


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