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President's Report

Keeping Up with LCCA’s Responses to the Health Crisis.

We want our members to know your directors, officers and key volunteers are fully cognizant of the very uncertain times our nation is experiencing. The club leadership is working closely together electronically and by phone to assure club operations continue as smoothly as possible. For up-to-date information regarding the club’s events, we urge you to check the LCCA website and watch for our periodic e-blast messages in your email. - more

Publications

Revisions to the LCCA Website and Digital Archives

Revisions to the LCCA Website and Digital Archives

To better accommodate the LCCA Historical Model Train Archive (formerly HSL suite of magazines and catalogs), the LCCA website has been updated to make data easier to find and easier to use. The links below explain the changes made and provides links to these new pages. It is also possible to reach these pages by using the left side menu on the Members home page. - more

Members

See a 1903 Lionel Trolley in Action!

See a Lionel #5 Trolley from 1903 in Action! - more

LCCA Store

Inventory Find of a

Inventory Find of a "Blast from the Past!"

During a review inventory in the LCCA warehouse, we found a very few remaining units of the popular Boston and Maine Diesel sets. Just a handful of powered units and even fewer of the non-powered units.ACT FAST if you would like to have one of the remaining inventory of these items! - 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

Product Development

LCCA introduces the 2020 Omaha Convention Union Pacific Two Car Set.

The club celebrates its 50th year with this two-car set of Union Pacific Lionel-made cars. The two-car LCCA Union Pacific 50th Anniversary Set will be shipped in a specially designed and decorated commemorative box which highlights your club's 50 years of Lionel Train fun. - more

Events News

September 25, 2021 - Lionel Annual Warehouse Sale

Join our friends at Lionel, LLC for their 9th annual warehouse sale on September 25th, 2021 - more

Junior Member News

Junior Member LCCA E-Blasts

Junior Member LCCA E-Blasts - These issues will be sent to the e-mail address you have given the club. Current and older issues will be stored on this page for your review and lookback. Keep up to date on all Junior Member Activity. - 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

Modular Railroad - Making Forests from Trees!

Modular Railroad - Making Forests from Trees!

The April 2019 issue of TLR contained an article by our Modular Layout Author David Bjorkman (RM 30924) on how to use Pine Cone Trees on Modular Layouts. Of Course, this method works on any layout. Find out how to utilize this budget/wallet friendly way to spruce up your modules - more

Business Office

Temporary Halt while web site under construction has been cancelled

NOTICE ….. NOTICE ….. NOTICE ….. NOTICE The club’s website will undergo a major hardware/software upgrade Monday February 8, 2021. We are hopeful this upgrade process will last only a short time. During this time of transition, the site will remain available for information to which you may need access, such as issues of TLRs, the Digital Archives, news articles, Roster, eTrack items for sale, club information, etc. - more

Convention News

LCCA Regrettably Cancels 2021 Scranton Convention

In an e-blast from LCCA President Harry Hampson, he formally announced that the LCCA BOD in an abundance of caution decided to cancel the July LCCA 51th annual convention in Scranton. While the covid pandemic seems to be mastered by the vaccine, input from state and Federal health official recommendations indicated that July is too soon to have such a large gathering in closed spaces like trains and banquet facilities. - more

Other News

Angela Trotta Thomas 50th Anniversary LCCA Painting Raffle

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) is starting a year-long celebration commemorating our 50th Anniversary year. As part of this celebration, the LCCA has commissioned Lionel Licensed artist Angela Trotta Thomas to create an original painting entitled “LCCA 45 Years of Fun!” that will be raffled off during the LCCA 50th Annual Convention banquet in Omaha NE on Saturday evening July 25, 2020. This 18x24 oil on canvas painting is signed by Angela. - 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