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"Look Back" at the first 18 years of The Lion Roars 1970-1991

It is always rewarding to look at History - if you were there hopefully it lets you reflect on positive activities and situations. If you were not there, it is a look back at others who volunteered their time and service to the club. This reprint article captures and summarizes details of the first 18 years of TLR's, its editors and issues. - more

Convention News

LCCA Announces Post Reno Convention Tour!

LCCA Announces Post Reno Convention Tour!

Dienzel Dennis has again organized a Post Convention tour immediately following the 2019 Reno Convention! This 4 day - 3 night tour would be a great adventure to add to the enjoyment of our western states and the historic and sizable mountains. - 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 offers 2019 Convention On-site car for sale

LCCA offers 2019 Convention On-site car for sale

LCCA offers 2019 Convention On-site car for sale to all members! This special Made in USA car by Lionel was produced to celebrate our 2019 Reno Convention and shows both the City of Reno logo and an image of the last operating McKeen self propelled car. This car carries the Virginia and Truckee road name and clearly highlights Reno in 2019 - 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

Events News

January 25-26, 2020 LCCA & So. Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History, GA

Trains, Trains, Trains 10th Anniversary at The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History, Kennesaw, GA. - 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

Recap of LCCA Modular Articles

LCCA member authors have collectively written numerous articles for The Lion Roars about various aspects of the LCCA Modular Layout. These authors put together a treasure trove of information about Modular Layouts, its history, improvement options, different ways of building modular units, options on how and where to put power supplies and much more. - more


LCCA Visits Dick and Linda Kughn (part 2)

LCCA Visits Dick and Linda Kughn (part 2)

LCCA member and former owner of Lionel Trains Inc. Dick and Linda Kughn graciously responded to LCCA’s request for a video interview in their home. In the second in a series of videos, Dick shares his thoughts on why he is a member of the LCCA, describes his classic car collection, and tells an interesting story about his and Linda’s experience while attending the 2008 LCCA Convention held in Buffalo, NY. - more

President's Report

Christmas Season Message from LCCA President Harry Hampson

Harry Hampson, LCCA President, wishes all LCCA members and their families The Happiest of Holidays and a Merry Christmas! - more

Business Office

LCCA Introduces New Lower Price Membership Category!

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) is proud to announce the creation of a new category of club membership, designated Electronic Membership (EM), effective April 1, 2014. New LCCA members may chose to join the club as EM’s at a reduced rate of only $25/year with the same rights and privileges as the current LCCA Regular Members (RM’s). - 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