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The 50th Anniversary celebration of the Lionel Collectors Club of America continues! As previously announced, the LCCA has purchased several additional model train archives for the exclusive use of our members. The LCCA released two of these archives on March 30, 2021. They will appear in our digital archives along with previously released items. So, be sure to keep your LCCA membership current! You don’t want to miss out on this exciting material. more

LCCA Announces 2021 Christmas Photo Contest

The LCCA Christmas photo contest is back! Again, this year there are two ways to have one of your treasured family Christmas tree train photos on the cover of an LCCA magazine. 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 reproduced on the January 2022 cover of Interchange Track. The winners will each receive a 2021 LCCA Christmas car. more

Calling American Flyer, Ives and All Other Model Train Aficionados

Calling American Flyer, Ives and All Other Model Train Aficionados – LCCA Does it Again. and adds American Flyer and Ives information to its growing collection of digital archives. The American Flyer addition includes the “Chicago Era” Digital Archives and contains the American Flyer Catalogs before its sale to 1937 to A.C.Gilbert. The Guide to Ives Corporation Paper 1900-1932 reflects on 32 years of some of the most beautiful and durable toys and toy trains available from any company. more
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

January 2, 2020 E-blast

January 2, 2020 E-blast 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

Interchange Track Schedule

Interchange Track Schedule - for August Issue more

Earn 15 Minutes of Fame

When I’m asked, “How do I contribute an article to The Lion Roars?” my radar locks on to an LCCA author in the making. I realize some club members may be reluctant to revisit long-suppressed memories of high school English class; i.e., writing an essay on an ersatz topic assigned by the teacher. However, sharing a story that you care about is completely different from a classroom exercise. more

e-Track Image Capability Is Deployed!

The capability to have images associated with your eTrack advertisement is now operational. This provides members with additional flexibility in promoting and reviewing items for sale at the club's online marketplace to buy/sell/swap their collectable items. It is a fully dynamic version of the Interchange Track and contains all the same information about toy trains. more