6th Division,
Pacific Northwest Region

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Where is the 6th Division?

The 6th Division encompasses Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories.
Our Bylaws (amended May 2015) are available online.

What do we do?

There is a Divisional Meet each year. Activities include clinics, contests, displays, and layout tours.

Dino Tracks, the 2024 Divisional Meet, will be held in Drumheller, AB from June 21 to 23, 2024

Our newsletter, the Highball! is available online at

Have a look at the abridged history of the Division.

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Our funding is based on the number of paid-up members.
NMRA Canadian members (Online/PDF)

Officers of the Division

Ed Molenkamp
Phone: 780-455-1479
Assistant Superintendent
Rick Astle
Phone: 403-507-3314
Doug Johnson
Rick Walker
Achievement Program
Doug Burton, MMR
Convention Coordinator
Peter Ulvestad
Highball! (newsletter) editor
Rob Badmington
Operations/Layout Design Coordinator
Cal Sexsmith

Blogs by local modellers

Other Pages in the Division

Alberta Central Railway Museum
Alberta Central Railway Museum through its rail yard and exhibits, tells you the story of the work of railroaders, the story of train travel in Canada, the impact of Canadian Pacific Railway on settlement, and the importance of railway to Western Canada into the age when steam was retired.
Alberta Railway Museum
Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Alberta Railway Museum (ARM) is a rustic outdoor display of railway equipment and buildings. The museum replicates a small terminal with station, water tank and shops. The main emphasis is on cars and locomotives from the Canadian National Railways (CNR), Northern Alberta Railways (NAR) and industrial and short line railways.
Bow Valley Model Railroad Association
A private club in Calgary, consisting of about 20 members whose interests include most popular gauges.
British Railway Modellers of North America
Calgary Free-mo
Calgary Free-mo is a group of HO-scale railway modelers, building modules following the international Free-mo modular standard. Everyone owns their own modules, building whatever industry, scenery and era interests them. We then connect them together to form a large layout - it's never the same layout twice!
Calgary Model Railway Society
Bringing together modelers that belong to local clubs as well as all the independent modelers in the Calgary area.
Calgary Model Trainmen
Calgary's oldest model railroad club.
Echo Valley Railway Guild
Regina, Saskatchewan.
Edmonton Area Model Railroad Pages
Model Railroading in and around Edmonton, Alberta
Edmonton Model Railroad Association
Building and operating a 31' x 50' double-deck HO layout.
Edmonton Society of Model Railroad Engineers
Two layouts in HO and N scale.
Forth Junction Heritage Society
Preserving, promoting and sharing the transportation heritage of Red Deer and Central Alberta; passing that heritage to future generations in a sustainable and interactive way through education, advocacy and nurturing a passion for the continuous evolution of trails, railways and transit.
Heartland Railtours
Alberta Prairie hosts an exciting one day adventure aboard a real steam powered train.
Iron Horse Park Miniature Railway, Airdrie AB
Live steam and large-scale diesel locomotives on a large plot of land. Open to the public every Sunday between from May 21st and Oct 29th, weather permitting. Maintained and operated by members of the Alberta Model Engineering Society (AMES).
Mainline Model Railroaders Fellowship
MMRF was started in 1997 to bring an annual train show back to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and to bring all independent and club railroaders together for special events, including the Greater Edmonton Train Show (GETS) each September.
Mountain View Model Railroad Club
Mountain View Model Railroad Club was founded October 2, 2009 by several hobbyist located in and around the Mountain View County. The club's meeting was held in the meeting room of the Didsbury Museum and our layout is now located on the second floor of the museum.
Northern Alberta Garden Railroaders
The Northern Alberta Garden Railroaders hold monthly meetings in the Edmonton area. Many of these meetings include a discussion or workshop devoted to a topic of interest to all members. The site contains a timetable of meetings and contact information.
Prairie Rail Workshop
A group of about two dozen modelers that believe that you learn by doing and listening.
Saskatchewan Railway Museum
A museum whose goal is to preserve the railway heritage of Saskatchewan
Southern Alberta Model Railway Club
The railway club is located in beautiful Gyro park in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. The address is 15th Street and 10th Avenue A South. New members and guests are welcome. The club meets regularly on Tuesday evenings (7:30pm to 9:30 pm) starting in September and running through to the end of June.
Thunder Creek Model Railroad Club
A group of model railroad enthusiasts from the Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan area, who try to participate in and travel to at least one model railroad show every year to promote the hobby.
Yellowhead Rail Club
The Yellowhead Rail club was founded by enthusiastic model railroaders interested in taking their hobby to the public. Starting as a small traveling layout intended for shows, the group has grown to include a large collection of model railroad equipment from many eras including collectable, brass and novelty trains.

Most recent update: February 25, 2024.
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