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I've only been to a few PNR Regional Conventions in the past, aside from assisting in running the 2018 one in Portland last year. In my limited experience, they are a scaled down version of the NMRA national - you have clinics, layout tours, prototype tours, non-rail tours and activities, a contest/celebration room, possibly a silent auction, and lots of people wandering around with big white nametags hanging from their necks.
You just don't have as many of them, which can make deciding what to do next a lot easier.
This year's PNR Regional Convention, dubbed "Kootenay Express 2017," is located in Cranbrook, BC, a medium small town about 50 miles north of Idaho, on a CPR mainline that goes down to Idaho and becomes the BNSF. Lots of manifest trains, unit tank trains, unit covered hopper trains (potash appears to be incredibly hard on covered hoppers), and even a CPR area (old roundhouse, tie storage, probable team track) right behind the hotel....
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