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2019 PRO Excursion Calendar

May 11, 2019

City of Prineville, OR

PRO is pleased to announce a run on the scenic “City of Prineville Rairoad”. This run is open to all NARCOA members, for a detailed run package please fill out the run entry form from: www.pro-online.org and send it with the $50 entry fee to

Guy Howard, 9991 Toftdahl Lane, Junction City Oregon, 97448. 541-998-5280 ghoward@efn.org

Posted 2018-02-20

June 1 & 2, 2019


Pacific Railcar Operators is pleased to announce a run over Central Montana Rail Inc. June 1-2, 2019. This former Milwaukee Road Northern Montana Division railroad features 50 miles of available track, 4 large steel bridges, one tunnel, wildlife and the remoteness of Montana in the heart of the Big Sky Country’s Judith Basin. We will do the railroad twice, once on Saturday and once on Sunday. Saturday evening there will be a shortened evening run. Combined total rdt mileage will be 140 miles. Mentoring available for new operators. NARCOA insurance, operator’s certificates, spark arrestors and radios are required. Seton will be at Denton, MT. Run fee is $145. Make checks payable to PRO and send them to EC Bill Taylor, 6853 Lamar Trail, Florence, MT 59833. A complete packet showing lodging information, map to seton and other information will be mailed to registered participants May 1. For more information email wtaylor@centric.net or on the internet at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Montana_Rail,_Inc.

Posted 2018-03-29

June 20-23, 2019

Coos Bay Rail Line June 20-23. No Saturday Coquille Run due to extensive track maintenance. RT 200 miles. Varied scenery: rivers, forests, lakes, sand dunes, tunnels, swing bridges. No smoking/ vaping. No weapons. Radio required. See NARCOA post for more info. $500 per car. Includes 2 dinners & tip per car. Please complete run registration form from the PRO website and mail with check to:

EC Bill Andrews
191 Azalea Drive,
Grants Pass,
OR 97526



The preliminary run calendar will be updated as our coordinators work proceeds. When all the pieces fall into place runs will be posted for sign up on the NARCOA and PRO websites.






Niles Canyon (CA) (Steve Paluso). Details to be announced.

12 th Wibur (WA) (Bryan Adams & Peter Wolfgram ). Details to be announced.


Railroads in Canada (Doug Gentles). Details to be announced.


Montana (Bill Taylor). Details to be announced.


Potlatch depot days (OR) (NARCOA) rides for the public (Brian Loftin). Details to be announced.

Goose Lake (OR) }

Prineville (OR) } (Guy Howard and Bill Andrews) One big run with each section


} priced separately to accommodate people who do not wish to make long runs. Details to be announced.

Joseph (OR)

Lewiston (ID)

Reardon (WA) public rides (NARCOA). Details to be announced.


NARCOA annual meeting.


Mt Hood (OR), Monday the 14th (Rich Wilkins). PRO Annual meeting. Details to be announced.


Santa Cruz (CA) (Steve Paluso). Details to be announced. Holiday express (OR) Black Friday weekend } Non Narcoa public rides


(Kevin Novak & Guy Howard). First 3 weekends } Unattached runs Colfax (WA) (Bryan Adams& Peter Woolfgram). Dates pending.

Wala Wala (WA) Watco pulled out of running these lines at the end of last year. A new operator has yet to be named. It is unlikely we will be able to run there this year.

Oregon Pacific Railroad (2 branches) }

Chelatchi prairie } (Guy Howard). Details to be announced.

Albany and Eastern }

Oregon Coast Scenic (Rich Wilkins). Details to be announced. We are working on a number of additional railroads, hopefully we can announce results in the future.

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