Home | Membership


Inspection Forms | Excursion Pricing



2015 PRO Excursion Calendar

Aug 14-16

Pacific Railcar Operators is pleased to announce a three day, three state, excursion on three railroads: Mission Mountain (MMT), Pend Oreille Valley (POVA), and St. Maries River RR (STMA).

The first set on will be on Thursday, August 13th from 3-6pm at the main yard crossing off of Meadow Creek Road in Fortine Montana.

On Friday, August 14th, we will make round trips to Eureka and Stryker – 42 miles. We will set off and travel to Newport Washington where we will have the second set on at the 2nd Street crossing from 5-7pm that night.

On Saturday, August 15th, we will make a round trip to Metaline Falls – 124 miles.

The third set on will be on Sunday, August 16th, from 7-10am. We will then make two round trips to Plummer Idaho before setting off that evening – 76 miles.

Total miles for the excursion will be approximately 242. There is a limit of 30 cars for this excursion and the cost is $285 per car. This is a NARCOA excursion. All NARCOA rules and insurance requirements will be followed along with PRO rules which require a spark arrestor.

Excursion Coordinators are Will Krasselt and Bill Taylor. Make checks out to PRO and mail them to: Will Krasselt, 3179 Flomer LN, Moscow, ID 83843. Please include your current mailing address, phone number, and a valid email address with your check. You can contact Will at nova1965@yahoo.com or call 208-310-1335.

Before the excursion, you will receive an itinerary and information regarding lodging which will be emailed or sent by regular mail.

Posted 06-17-2015

Aug 23

Speeders and Steam event on the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad! Set on will be at 207 N. Railroad Ave, Yacolt WA. Set on starts Sunday Aug 23 at 7:00AM, safety meeting 8:45AM and then depart south at 9:00AM. We will be touring the line between Chelatchie at the north and Heisson to the south with an option to ride BYCX's steam train at 2:30PM. We will have the entire day to ride multiple times to both ends railroad and visit their shops, end to end approximately 60 miles for the day.

The cost for the day will be $60. Maximum of 20 car max Dry camping available at the set on, motels available in Battle Ground, Woodland WA at I-5, and in the Vancouver-Portland area. More info on signup. Contact Kevin Novak (ECIT) up2615@comcast.net or 503-984-4186, Operating under EC Bill Andrews.

Posted 07-17-2015

September 10-13 FULL, WAITING LIST ONLY

Coos Bay Rail Link Railroad, Vaughn, OR (Rosboro Lumber plant)

o Set on beginning at 1:00 pm, Thursday, September 10 at Rosboro Lumber Co. plant at 22833 Vaughn Rd, Veneta, (Noti), Oregon.

o Safety meeting at 0730 Friday 0800 departure from set-on site to main line, run to Coos Bay. Pre-arranged Mexican Buffet Dinner at Red Lion Coos Bay upon arrival.

o Saturday 0830 safety meeting, departure for Coquille at 0915. Lunch break at park, Northwest Coquille. (Bring your own lunch). Return to Coos Bay.

o Sunday, September 13, safety meeting 0730 at Coos Bay, departure for return at 0800. Return to Vaughn approximately 1600.

Parking for motorhomes, tow vehicles and trailers at Rosboro Lumber plant (on site security) in Vaughn. Total RTM approximately 235.

Cost of run $431 per car, including 2 meals at Coos Bay. Join in the fun and enjoy the meal with your friends. Special dietary consideration made on an exception basis.

Hotels:
o Red Lion Hotel, $95 rate per night, phone # 541-267-4141 ask for PRO Group. Box lunches will be available.

o Motel 6, Coos Bay


This is PRO affiliate run. All NARCOA rules apply. Reflective Safety Vests and over the ankle hard sole shoes must be worn at all times on RR property. Only narrow band radios allowed and are strongly advised.

Deadline for registration is June 30th. No refunds after August 10th. There is a 20 car minimum and 30 car maximum for this run. A wait list will be available if necessary. Priority consideration will be given to those on the 2014 waiting list

Make check or money order for $431 payable to PRO and mail to Bill Andrews with current PRO agreement to:

Bill Andrews, 191 Azalea Dr
Grants Pass, OR 97526-7292
541-472-5153/ 541-295-5631
railsnrods@msn.com

Updated 03-06-2015

September 22-23

Pacific Railcar Operators, in cooperation with Motorcar Operators West, is pleased to announce a two day fall excursion on the Eastern Washington Gateway Railroad.

Set on will be at the SE Brace Street crossing in Wilbur Washington on September 21st from 3- 6 PM and September 22nd from 6:30-7:30 AM.

Tuesday we will run from Wilbur to Medical Lake and return. Wednesday we will run from Wilbur to Coulee City and return. Total miles will be approximately 195.

There will be no car limit for this excursion and the cost is $220 per car.

This is a NARCOA excursion. All NARCOA rules and insurance requirements will be followed along with PRO rules which require a spark arrestor.

Make checks out to PRO and mail them to the Excursion Coordinator for this run: Will Krasselt, 3179 Flomer LN, Moscow, ID 83843. Please include your current mailing address, phone number, and a valid email address with your check. You can contact me at nova1965@yahoo.com or call 208-310-1335.

Before the excursion, you will receive an itinerary and information regarding lodging which will be emailed or sent by regular mail.

Posted 03-05-2015

September 24-27

Coos Bay Rail Link Railroad, Vaughn, OR (Rosboro Lumber plant)

o Set on beginning at 12:00 pm, Thursday, September 24 at Rosboro Lumber Co. plant at 22833 Vaughn Rd, Veneta, (Noti), Oregon.

o Safety meeting at 7:30 Friday 8:00 departure from set-on site to main line, run to Coos Bay. Pre-arranged Mexican Buffet Dinner at Red Lion Coos Bay upon arrival to dinner tickets included in run fee.

o Saturday 9:30 safety meeting, departure for Coquille at 10:00. Lunch break at park, Northwest Coquille. Return to Coos Bay.

o Sunday, September 27, safety meeting 730 at Coos Bay, departure for return at 8:00. Return to Vaughn.

Parking for motorhomes, tow vehicles and trailers at Rosboro Lumber plant (on site security) in Vaughn. Total miles 235.
Cost of run $431 per car, including 2 meals at Coos Bay. Join in the fun and enjoy the meal with your friends.

Hotels:
o Red Lion Hotel, $95 rate per night, phone # 541-267-4141 ask for PRO Group. Box lunches will be available.
o Motel 6, Coos Bay

This is PRO affiliate run. All NARCOA rules apply. Reflective Safety Vests and boots must be worn at all times on RR property. Only narrow band radios allowed and are strongly advised. No refunds after Aug 25th.

Make check or money order for $431 payable to PRO and mail to Bill Andrews with current PRO agreement to:

Bill Andrews, 191 Azalea Dr
Grants Pass, OR 97526-7292
541-472-5153/ 541-295-5631
railsnrods@msn.com

Posted 04-23-2015

2015 Tentative Planning Calendar


o October 10-11 - GRNW and BG&CM, Lewiston ID, with seton the 9th


Updated 06-17-2015

Home | Membership


Copyright © Pacific Railcar Operators 1998-2015