Smith, Don


As a young boy, Don was been fascinated with the stories his Grandfather of driving
steam locomotives through the Canadian Rockies for the Canadian Pacific Railroad.
His Grandfather had the honor of driving the "Royal Train" from Field to Revelstoke,
B.C. in 1939 with The King & Queen of England onboard during their royal tour of
North America.

Don joined Pacific Western Rail Systems / North American Railcar in 2006. NARCorp
manufactures HO & N scale rail cars with attention to accuracy and detail. NARCorp
is producing the protypically correct National Steel Car 3400 CuFt Potash hopper
for the NMRA 2015 convention car.

Clinics Presented:

Manufacturing - how, what, when, where, and why

Introducing the new Canpotex 4300 cu. ft. 3-bay hopper, decorated for PDX 2015. The release of
this car is timed to coincide with the opening of the new Portland Canpotex potash facility.

Don and Dan Huberman of North American Railcar will will share with you the details of how
the Canpotex hopper is manufactured.

Day Time Room
Thursday, Aug 27 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Sellwood
Friday, Aug 28 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Weidler