Model railroading is our passion!

Prairie Line Experience features world-class clinics by some of the hobby’s top modelers, layout builders, and operators. Our goal is look, feel, and operate like a prototype railroad, while having fun doing it. Here are just a few of the clinicians and topics you’ll experience at the 2023 PNR Convention: Prairie Line Experience.

Alan Murray

Building the viaduct

Brian Ferris

A history of the Prairie Line

C J Riley

Creating a “Sense of Rightness”

Craig Townsend

Modeling the prototype – outdoors!

Dale Bearden

Building the Monson and Sheepscot River Railroad

David Yadock

Making an old AHM locomotive DCC compatible

Ed Liesse

Improving your Kadee couplers

Geoffrey Bunza

Animation and magnets in model railroading

Gregory Wright

Make your model railroad more realistic

Jack Hamilton

The world famous “Tool Guy!”

Rich Mahaney

Selecting industries for your model railroad

Robin Peel

What is LCC?

Roger Rasmussen 

3D printing with PLA

Ron Hopkins

An On30 short line in a bedroom

Seth Neumann

Telephones in operations

Steve Hauff

Geared locomotives