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LCCA Convention Makes Local TV News in Indianapolis

WishTV Channel 8, a local CBS TV station in Indianapolis, sent reporter Dustin Grove to the LCCA’s 44th Annual Convention held July 20-26 at the Marriott East Hotel in Indianapolis IN. Click on the video link below and watch LCCA President Elect Al Kolis and Lionel President Howard Hitchcock talk about the hobby and Lionel trains more

Toy Train Drag Race Event at LCCA Convention in Indy

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) invites you to bring your favorite O-gauge train engine to the Marriott East Hotel in Indianapolis IN on Saturday July 26,2014 for a toy train drag race competition from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. LCCA member Herb Koch and the Chicagoland Lionel Railroad Club are bringing their toy train drag race track to the LCCA Train show during the LCCA's 44th Annual Convention. more

Lionel Golden Logo Rematch at LCCA’s 44th Annual Convention in Indy

The gauntlet has been thrown, the challenge has been accepted, the stage is set, the rematch is on! Let’s Get Ready to Rumble in Indy! LCCA’s Pullman Heavy weights Al Kolis and Dennis DeVito will take on the light weight Lionel team consisting of Mike Reagan and Meegan Untereker in a Lionel FasTrack layout building contest at the Marriott East Hotel in Indianapolis IN during the LCCA’s 44th Annual Convention. more

The “Art” of Train Art” Seminar Hosted By Angela Trotta Thomas (July25)

The “Art” of Train Art” Seminar Hosted By Angela Trotta Thomas (July25, Indianapolis IN). "The “Art” of Train Art” Seminar Hosted By Angela Trotta Thomas (July 25, Indianapolis IN). The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) is proud to announce that LCCA Member Angela Trotta Thomas will be conducting “The "Art" of Train Art” seminar on Friday afternoon July 25 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Marriott East Hotel during our 44th Annual Convention. more

LCCA’s Toy Train Show – Free and Open to the Public Saturday July 26

LCCA’s Toy Train Show – Free and Open to the Public Saturday July 26. Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) invites you to attend and participate in a Toy Train Show on Saturday July 26, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Marriott East Hotel. Free Admission. LCCA member from all around the country will be buying, selling and trading toy trains. Come and see Lionel’s operating layouts and display, plus other operating Toy Train Layouts. more

Taking a Taxi from Indy Airport (IND) to the Convention Marriott

The LCCA has arranged with Paul’s Discount Taxi in Indianapolis to provide transportation to the Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel, the site of our 44th Convention. Members who opt to travel by air to Indianapolis may notify this transportation company by phone or e-mail and provide your name, number of people traveling with you, and flight information. You will be met at the terminal and transported to the host hotel. more

765 Trip Cancelled - more details,

The LCCA has found exciting tours for members who had tickets on the 765 - Tour #1 Four tours are being offered, in and around Indianapolis. more

Tour 16E Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Are you ready to take a journey back to a bygone era of railroading? Then make plans to join this tour and visit the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum in northwest Indiana. Situated near the former junction of the Erie, PRR, C&O, and NYC in historic North Judson, The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum offers you the unique opportunity to become immersed in the railroad history of northwest Indiana. more

Reason for Cancellation of Tour 1 - NKP 765

On June 12, President DeVito was notified by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society [FWRRHS] that they would not be able to operate the Kokomo to Logansport NKP 765 Passenger Train as part of our convention activities [Tour 1, Monday, July 21]. This came as a complete surprise to all of us. more

Tour 16C - National Museum of the US Air Force

Board the bus from Indianapolis and take a glimpse back through history! Dayton, Ohio is the home to the National Museum of the US Air Force where military aviation history lives. The museum boasts more than 400 aerospace vehicles, many rare and one-of-a-kind, along with thousands of historical items. more