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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.



Oct 6 (Sat), Battle Ground, WA
45th Annual Great Train Swap Meet 9:30 am - 2:30 pm Adults: $5, students $3, under age 6 free with adult. 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 13-14, 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 14 (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, photo's, 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. Operations lifesaver 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

Oct 20 (Sat), Boise, ID
The 3rd Division Fall Meet at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3100 S. Five Mile Rd., Boise, ID 83709 (Victory and Five Mile). Opens 8:00 AM. Info:- jerryrthomas.jt@gmail.com

Nov 6-7, Rickreall, OR
Grange Flea Market and PSR Open House 9am-3pm. Hosted by the Polk Station Rail, Model Railroad Club. We are located on the 2nd floor of the Rickreall Grange Hall in Rickreall, Oregon on Hwy 99 with easy access Info:- www.trainweb.org/psr

Nov 10 (Sat), Kent, WA
Boeing Employees Model Railroad Club Annual Swap Meet, 525 4th Avenue North, Kent Commons. 9:30am-4:00pm. $8.00 admission, under 16 free. Info:- Ed Sherry, 550 SW Colewood Lane, Normandy Park, WA 98166; 206-244-3884 or swapmeet@bemrrc.com www.bemrrc.com

Nov 10-11, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Train Expo 2018 at the Pacific National Exhibition Forum, 2901 East Hastings Street. Saturday - 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm Adults $12, Seniors (60+) $10, Youth (6 to 15yrs) $6, Children under 6 Free, Family Rate $30, NMRA members $10. Info:- www.vancouvertrainexpo.ca


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


April 20-24, Eugene, OR
First Division will host the PNR Annual Meeting at the Valley River Inn. More information later.

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

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