PRO - Pacific Railcar Operators

A Non-Profit NARCOA affiliate serving the West

Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad

Colfax, WA, June 16-19, 2022 

Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad

Colfax, WA, June 16-19, 2022

Thank you for your interest in riding the Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad from Colfax, WA to Hooper WA, and Colfax to Thornton, WA. This is the former OR&N/Union Pacific line. Otherwise known as the Hooper and Pleasant Valley subs. Friday will be one destination, Saturday the other, Railroad discretion. 210 total miles. In addition to the excursion, we are partnering with the Whitman County Historical Society to provide museum rides on Sunday celebrating “Railroad Days. “Run Fee is $165.00 The Palouse should be alive with many colors of green, yellow and brown about this time.


Colfax June 19, 2022

PRO has partnered with the Whitman County Historical Society to provide museum rides for the public. We will make round trips between Colfax and Moconema (McGregor plant) on the hour starting at 9:00AM until 4:00PM. End time may be adjusted. The WCHS is celebrating “Railroad Days” Please consider helping with this worthwhile event. There is no charge for the operators. Lunch is provided to the operators, and an evening meal for operators and their attending families will also be provided. Larger cars are especially desirable, but any are welcome. We are limited to ten Motorcars. EC is Roger Farrell. All NARCOA operating rules apply. PRO order #6 in effect. Please contact Roger@ (509)334-7999 if you can help


Sunday safety meeting at 8:30 AM


If you would like to join us, please print, and carefully fill out the following (3) forms found on the NARCOA and PRO websites:

PRO Run registration form:

https://www.pro-online.org/docs/PRO%20Excursion%20Participant%20Registration.pdf

Excursion name: Colfax

Dates of: June 16 – 19, 2022


NARCOA General Release, printed double sided, single sheet: https://www.narcoa.org/docs/insurance/Narcoa&AffiliateGeneralRelease20-01.pdf

Fill it out using this information:

In consideration of the “Palouse River and Coulee city Railroad”

Permission to enter their property on the dates of “June 16 – 20, 2022”

“Pacific Railcar Operators” is the NARCOA affiliate


NARCOA Rail Vehicle Inspection form:

https://www.narcoa.org/docs/insurance/inspectionform3.1.pdf

Excursion: Colfax

Location: Same

Date: June 16 - 19, 2022


The general release must be printed two sided, on a single sheet of paper. Sign for yourself, and have any passenger’s sign. Please fill out these (3) documents, make a check for $165.00 payable to PRO, and send them to: 


EC Roger Farrell

PO Box 391

Albion, WA 99102


Upon receipt of these documents and check, I will email a run packet with further information.


Contact Roger @ 509-334-7999 if you have questions

Mentoring with EC permission 

PRO General order #6 will be in effect: https://www.pro-online.org/docs/go6.pdf 


NARCOA insurance, operator’s certificates, spark arrestors, installed radios and boots are required

Photo credit Bill Phoenix

Photo credit Bill Phoenix

Photo credit Trista Crossley - Wheatlife magazine

Photo credit Trista Crossley - Wheatlife magazine

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