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Library and Handouts

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Official Governing Documents

These documents set the rules for how the club is organized and operated.
These documents are in the public domain and some are on file with the State of Washington and the IRS because the club is a 501(c)7 social club.

Articles of Incorporation

Amendments to Articles of Incorporation NOTE: contains personal info - contact BNMR Treasurer to read.


House Rules

The lease agreement with the mall, which is renewed each year, is an apendix to the House Rules - contact BNMR Treasurer to read.


Books, Magazines, and Video Library

Since moving into the mall in 2019 the club has aquired a somewhat large number of books, magazines, and videos.

Tom B. has volunteered to be the librarian. He has compiled a database of our colection, which is on the clubhouse computer.

Details will be made available as the work progresses.


Useful Handouts

These handouts have been produced my club members for the use of other club member. They are NOT to be sold nor distributed on the internet or in printed form of any manner.


Beginner's Guides

Beginner's Guide


JMRI Handouts

John F's Programming First Step

John F's Add A Loco

John F's Function Programming

John F's Advanced Consisting

Mike B's speed matching handout


Rolling Stock Maintenance

John F's Rolling Stock General Build Guidelines

John F's Rolling Stock Tuning - Couplers


Mentor Program

BNMR mentor program


N Scale Division Info Bulletins

Track Work

Electrical Wiring

Roadbed, Track Laying, AND Ballast Application

Rolling Stock

On Operations

The Operators Index


Useful Information Handouts

Is It Progress? (PDF) An informative piece by Gearld Hopkins, used with permission

A Brief Tutorial For EasyDCC (PDF)

Wiring Reverse Loops and Wyes (PDF)

Add Lighting to Passenger Cars (PDF)

Basic Programing of DCC Locomotives (PDF)

DCC Friendly Turnouts (PDF)

Adapting Modular Standards and Concepts for Home Layouts (PDF)


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