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"Top Brass" 2018 LCCA Raffle -

"Top Brass" 2018 LCCA Raffle - The LCCA Proudly Presents a unique chance to own a new Brass Lionel Mikado or other Great LCCA Prize. Every Entry WINS with a commemorative pin and a bill board insert celebrating this raffle and your entry in it. Roger Peet will be sending the pin and insert to EVERY member who purchases a ticket. There are a total of 10 Great LCCA prizes offered to winning tickets. Don't miss out. - more

Other News



Good News, as of Friday, All LCCA Polar Express Hobo Cars have been shipped. Expect delivery on or before next Friday, December 21. Enjoy your new car - Thanks for your continued support of the LCCA! And to all, a Happy Holiday Season and the best in the New Year! - more

Product Development

2018 Convention Car scheduled to ship by February 15, 2019

2018 Convention Car scheduled to ship by February 15, 2019

For those who ordered the 2018 Convention Car, this car is expected to be received in the LCCA business office next week and should be shipped to members starting on or before February 15. All members should receive their ordered cars by month end depending on time to ship. - more

Convention News

Update on Reno Tour 1 - First Phase Sold Out - More seats to come

Update on Reno Tour 1 - First Phase Sold Out - More seats to come

Just received word that we have completely sold out on Reno Tour 1 - the Carson City State Railroad Museum, Virginia And Truckee Train Ride and the Virginia City Piper Opera House. Dienzel is working with the folks in Reno to develop and establish a similar tour 1B. - 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

October 31, 2015 LCCA Halloween Train Party at Mr. Muffins Trains

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) invites you, your family and friends to a Halloween train party at Mr. Muffins Trains in Carmel IN on Saturday, October 31, 10 AM to 3 PM. - more

Events News

April 28, 2019 - LCCA Regional Swap Meet, Rockford, IL

Join LCCA for a great event - The Regional Train Swap Meet in Rockford, Illinois. Free to the public and members. - 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


Christmas Cover Picture Contest Entries

Take a look at the photo entries submitted by members in The Lion Roars cover Photo Contest. Great images, great entires from all with the winner on the cover of the December TLR. - 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

Business Office

LCCA Board of Directors Business Meeting Minutes

The LCCA - more


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


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