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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

Convention News

LCCA 2020 Convention to be held in Omaha, Nebraska cancelled.

LCCA 2020 Convention to be held in Omaha, Nebraska cancelled.

Due to the worldwide pandemic created by the Covid-19 virus, the club’s leadership has elected not to go forward with this year’s convention, scheduled for July 19 through July 25, 2020. After reviewing all of the relevant facts and health concerns involving large gatherings and the potential to expose our members to the virus, the board of directors decided to cancel the event effective immediately. - more

President's Report

LCCA 2020 Election Results

The LCCA announces its 2020 election results! Congratulations to those elected. Thanks to all who participated, both as candidates and as electors. - 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

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

Other News

Halloween 2019 - Smokey Bones and York!

Halloween 2019 - Smokey Bones and York! What a combination for the LCCA. Check out this season scary promotional invite to all members to stop by at the LCCA Dutch Treat Dinner at Smokey Bones Restaurant October 16 in York. - 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


LCCA announces TWO Christmas Photo Contests and here are the details!

Mike McLintock (TLR Editor) announces TWO Christmas Photo Contests and here are the details! The Lion Roars and IT Photo Contest - Your Christmas Train Photo on One of Two LCCA Magazines. The best color photo submission will be featured on the December cover of The Lion Roars and the best black and white photo will be on the January cover of Interchange Track. - more

Events News

December 5, 2020 – LCCA at 6th Annual National Lionel Train Day

! Join Lionel, LLC in celebrating the magic of Lionel Trains during the 6th annual National Lionel Train Day on Saturday, December 5th, 2020! - 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

Business Office

Link to July's 2020 Lionel/LCCA Virtual On-Line Seminar

Did you miss the annual 2020 Lionel Summit held at our Annual Convention? Did you watch it but miss something and want to see it again? No problem! Our friends at Lionel have provided a private link for you to watch the entire program on YouTube. - more