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Convention News

LCCA Member Don Miller’s Home Layout Video

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) will be hosting its 46th Annual Convention July 25-30, 2016 at the Kansas City Airport Hilton Hotel . There will be lots of Lionel Trains, real trains, home layouts, local tours and fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. - more

Lionel News

Lionel Smoke Fluid Loader Repair Procedure

In the July 2016 issue of The Lion Roars, Bill Schmeelk reviewed the new Lionel Smoke Fluid Loader and highlighted a problem with a solution to its operation. - more

Junior Member News

Electrical Power Demystified

Ever wonder how the wonder of Lionel works? What does a battery, a magnet, and a paperclip have in common with your favorite Lionel engine? - more

Product Development

Pegs, Washer, and Screws for articulate conversion

Pegs, Washer, and Screws for articulate conversion are provided with the 2016 LCCA on-site car. This packet includes the 4 pegs, 3 screws and spacer washer to correctly combine two recent vintage container cars into one articulated unit. - more

Events News

April 26, 2017 - LCCA Casual Dutch Treat At Smokey Bones - York, PA

LCCA members, family and friends are all invited to attend a casual, informal get together on Wednesday evening April 26, 2017 at Smokey Bones Restaurant and Bar in York, PA 17404 (717-846-3760). - more

Special Events Recap

September 24 - 25, 2016 - LCCA Hosts Special Event Wichita Kansas - Recap

The 22nd annual Wichita Train show was held on Sept. 24th & 25th, run by the Wichita Toy Train Club & Museum. - more

Fastrak Modular

LCCA Honors Lou Caponi With LCCA FasTrack Modular RR Section

During the LCCA’s 44th Annual Convention at the Marriott East Hotel in Indianapolis IN, LCCA Director Roger Farkash constructed two Lionel/LCCA FasTrack Modular sections in honor of the late LCCA President Infinty Lou Caponi. Lou, while serving as club President last year, passed away due to complications from diabetes. Roger designed and built two modular sections to honor Lou and depict his passion for Lionel toy trains and hot rod cars. - more

LCCA Store

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) is proud to announce a Father'

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) is proud to announce a Father's Day Sale/Summer Set Sale on select Lionel train sets and products. One of the benefits of belonging to the LCCA is the opportunity to purchase certain Lionel products at significantly discounted prices. Go to the " LCCA Store" section on our website to view these great deals. - more

Members

Video Interview with Dick Kughn, Pres/Owner of Lionel Trains, Inc (Part 4)

Late in 2014, the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) and Notch 6 Podcast had an opportunity to meet and talk with Dick Kughn, former President and owner of Lionel Trains Inc. LCCA member and host of Notch 6 Podcast, Derek Thomas conducted an LCCA interview with Dick in his train room of his home in Dearborn MI. Watch part 4 of this video interview and learn about Dick and his personal thoughts about the state of the hobby. - more

President's Report

Message from LCCA President Regarding Club Products

The purpose of this note is to provide you with an update on the Lionel Collectors Club (LCCA) product offerings. We have recently sold out and have stopped taking any new member orders for the 2015 LCCA convention car (Flat bed with Trucks). Thank you to all of the members who supported the club and ordered these desirable club products. We know you will enjoy these desirable products once received. - more

Other News

Video Interview with Dick Kughn, President and Owner of Lionel Train Inc

Video Interview with Dick Kughn, President and Owner of Lionel Train Inc ( Part 1). Late in 2014, the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) and Notch 6 Podcast had an opportunity to meet and talk with Dick Kughn, former President and owner of Lionel Trains Inc. LCCA member and host of Notch 6 Podcast, Derek Thomas conducted an LCCA interview with Dick in his train room of his home in Dearborn MI. - more

Business Office

LCCA Introduces New Lower Price Membership Category!

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) is proud to announce the creation of a new category of club membership, designated Electronic Membership (EM), effective April 1, 2014. New LCCA members may chose to join the club as EM’s at a reduced rate of only $25/year with the same rights and privileges as the current LCCA Regular Members (RM’s). - more

Layouts

LCCA Member David Cohen's Train Layout Video

LCCA Member David Cohen's Train Layout Video

Lionel Collectors Club of America Member, David Cohen (RM 30349) and his wife Lisa have created a fabulous action filled toy train layout in their home in Virginia Beach VA. - more

Publications

Mike McLintock - New 'The Lion Roars' Editor

Mike McLintock is the new 'The Lion Roars' Editor and his first issue as Editor will be October, 2015. Mike takes over from Michelle Snyder who has been editor for the last 5 issues. Michelle has sent a high bar for Mike. Our expectations are that TLR will be even better as Mike takes the reins of the LCCA Award Winning Magazine. - more