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LCCA’s 40th Annual Convention to be Held in Denver, CO

LCCA’s 40th Annual Convention to be Held in Denver, CO

The Lionel Collectors Club of America is proud to announce the activities and tours of the 40th Annual LCCA Convention in the upcoming December issue of The Lion Roars (TLR). This 40th Anniversary Convention will be held at the Marriott Tech Center Hotel in Denver, which recently concluded a $50 million makeover. more
Motive Power at California State Railroad Museum

Motive Power at California State Railroad Museum

LCCA members enjoyed a private reception and banquet held in the California State Railroad Museum during our 39th annual Convention in Sacramento, CA, in late July 2009. Our members enjoyed good food, good company, and great trains amid exhibits of American railroad history. Watch the video below and see some of the impressive motive power on display there. more
Convention News: Trolley Tour

Convention News: Trolley Tour

During LCCA’s 39th Annual Convention held in Sacramento, CA, in July, club members who selected Tour #2 took a behind-the-scenes tour of the trolley facility and enjoyed a trolley ride along the streets of San Francisco. Watch the fun in this video! more

DCNR #7 - Daily Convention News Report

POSTSCRIPT to the Convention ... this unsolicited note was prepared by member Dick Sibler, posted at AOL, and subsequently presented here. more

DCNR #6 - Daily Convention News Report

Today was the "big finish" to our annual convention with the free exhibits open to the public, a Trading Hall open to the public at a nominal fee, and the closing reception and banquet at the host hotel. This report was prepared by Mike Mottler (RM 12394). more

Convention News Interview by WNED-AM Radio (NPR)

For a radio interview about the LCCA Convention in Buffalo, NY, with LCCA President-elect Al Kolis as the interviewee. The WNED-AM (NPR) radio station interviewer is Jay Moran. more

DCNR #5 - Daily Convention News Report

On Friday of Convention week, LCCA conventioneers enjoyed two local area tours, participated in the club's annual meeting, and packed the room for the Lionel Seminar "starring" Jerry Calabrese, Lionel's President and CEO. For members who like postwar Lionel products because of cool remakes and novelty items, this seminar was a love feast. Today's news report of that session is by Neil Blumberg (RM 16420). more

DCNR #4 - Daily Convention News Report

Today’s “waterlogged” report about Convention tour #8 – the Buffalo Harbor Cruise – was told to Mike Mottler by Jerry (Dampened But Not Distressed) Calkins (RM 9418), the newly elected Secretary of LCCA. more

DCNR #3 - Daily Convention News Report

The railroad-related tour on the third day of the convention was an excursion run aboard the Finger Lakes Scenic Railway. Today's reporter (Bill Kisewetter, RM 10607) was a passenger on this trip, along with his wife and young granddaughter. more

DCNR #2 - Daily Convention News Report

The LCCA 2008 Convention is in full swing on day two of our annual gathering in celebration of trains, friendship, and fun. Today's news report is by Ed Richter (RM 13075), a newly elected LCCA Director. more