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Ed Boyle's S-Gauge Presentation in Norfolk

On Saturday July 28,2012 Ed Boyle, LCCA member, O-Gauge Railroading (OGR) Partner and columnist of OGR's Collector's Gallery gave an S-Gauge Presentation at the Marriott Waterside Hotel in Norfolk VA during the Lionel Collectors Club Of America's 42nd Annual Convention. more

LCCA SUMMER ACTIVITIES and Convention Car detials

LCCA SUMMER ACTIVITIES and Convention Car details from June 27 e-blast more

A LCCA Gift Membership

Looking for a great gift idea? What do you give to a person who has everything he/she needs and has in interest in Lionel Trains or toy trains. Why not give them a one year gift membership into The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA). more

LCCA Interviews OGR's Rich Melvin (Fall 2011)

This past fall, the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) had an opportunity to talk with O Gauge Railroading (OGR) Magazine's Publisher Rich Melvin. more
LCCA Website Wins Service Industry Advertising Award for Merit

LCCA Website Wins Service Industry Advertising Award for Merit

The LCCA was just notified that they were entered into the 9th Annual Service Industry Advertising Awards competition and received an award of Merit. more

LCCA Announces Call for Election Candidates

Jerry Calkins, Chairman of the LCCA Nominating Committee announces that the LCCA Nominating Committee will begin the process of accepting nominations of qualified members on January 15, 2012, through February 15, 2012. Positions to be filled include Secretary and two Directors. more

LCCA Appoints New President-Elect and Secretary

On 7-14-11, during a special conference-call board meeting, I appointed and the board of directors unanimously approved Dennis DeVito to serve out the remainder of John Fisher’s terms as president-elect... more

Lionels in the Library

A group of Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) members in central Arkansas designed, built, and operated a 12'x14' Lionel layout as a holiday attraction in the Exhibit Hall of Laman Library in North Little Rock, AR. The train layout and displays were open to the public from December 15-30, 2010 during regular library hours. LCCA provided a Lionel “Scout” train set as a free raffle prize to a lucky family. more
LCCA Interviews Rich Melvin of OGR (part 2)

LCCA Interviews Rich Melvin of OGR (part 2)

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) recently met and interviewed the co-owner and publisher of the O-Gauge RailRoading magazine (OGR), Rich Melvin. When Rich is away from the office and not working on the magazine, he is a steam train enthusiast and actively involved with running the Nickel Plate 765 steam train. In this second video interview, you’ll learn about the 765 steam locomotive and a unique feature of Lionel’s 2010 version of this locomotive. more
LCCA Interviews Rich Melvin of OGR (part 1)

LCCA Interviews Rich Melvin of OGR (part 1)

The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) recently met and interviewed the co-owner and publisher of O-Gauge Railroading (OGR) magazine, Rich Melvin. In this first video interview, you’ll learn about the origins of the OGR Forum website. This forum is very popular among Lionel and O-gauge model railroad enthusiasts, with more than six million page views per month. Rich talks about the introduction of their new OGR Forum section pertaining to model train layout design and construction. more