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Lionels in the Library

A group of Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) members in central Arkansas designed, built, and operated a 12'x14' Lionel layout as a holiday attraction in the Exhibit Hall of Laman Library in North Little Rock, AR. The train layout and displays were open to the public from December 15-30, 2010 during regular library hours. LCCA provided a Lionel “Scout” train set as a free raffle prize to a lucky family. more
LCCA Interviews Rich Melvin of OGR (part 2)

LCCA Interviews Rich Melvin of OGR (part 2)

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) recently met and interviewed the co-owner and publisher of the O-Gauge RailRoading magazine (OGR), Rich Melvin. When Rich is away from the office and not working on the magazine, he is a steam train enthusiast and actively involved with running the Nickel Plate 765 steam train. In this second video interview, you’ll learn about the 765 steam locomotive and a unique feature of Lionel’s 2010 version of this locomotive. more
LCCA Interviews Rich Melvin of OGR (part 1)

LCCA Interviews Rich Melvin of OGR (part 1)

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) recently met and interviewed the co-owner and publisher of O-Gauge Railroading (OGR) magazine, Rich Melvin. In this first video interview, you’ll learn about the origins of the OGR Forum website. This forum is very popular among Lionel and O-gauge model railroad enthusiasts, with more than six million page views per month. Rich talks about the introduction of their new OGR Forum section pertaining to model train layout design and construction. more
Interview with OGR’s Jim Barrett

Interview with OGR’s Jim Barrett

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) recently had an opportunity to meet with Jim Barrett, O-Gauge Railroading magazine co-owner and regularly featured author of the Back Shop column. Watch the video below to learn more about Jim and his assessment of the toy train repair world today. more