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TX Special Add on cars

TX Special Add on cars are a wonderful addition to the Texas Special Switcher and Calf, the matching Diamond mint car and the 2011 convention car. more
Update on the 2012 LCCA Convention Car (2/6/13)

Update on the 2012 LCCA Convention Car (2/6/13)

Hello fellow members. I promised to keep you informed on the progress of the 2012 convention car. I received a fresh sample on Monday. Here is where we stand. more
Update on the 2012 LCCA Convention Car

Update on the 2012 LCCA Convention Car

This is a beautiful car - a tribute to not only the LCCA convention in Norfolk, but also to the men and women who serve in our various armed forces. The LCCA is making a $500.00 cash donation to the Wounded Warriors on behalf of our members. Although delayed, I am confident you will be proud to have purchased this car - destined to become an LCCA classic. more
Tinplate Set have all been shipped - 2012 Conv Car status

Tinplate Set have all been shipped - 2012 Conv Car status

The 2012 convention car has not yet been approved for production and is still delayed. See story for more information on this car. All tinplate sets have been shipped to members who had ordered them. more

TinPlate Set is now in the US - now shipping (updated 12/31)

The Fire Apple Red tinplate cars and engine sets are shipping as of Monday 12/31. As we shared earlier, the engines are already here, having arrived in a different container and different ship. The cars and engines are beng mated and packaged and shipping. more
The 2013 convention car and the Texas Special Add-on Cars

The 2013 convention car and the Texas Special Add-on Cars

The 2013 convention car and the Texas Special Add-on Cars are now available at the web store (www.lionelcollectors.org/store). Be sure to check it out and the new Lionel sets which are being offered. more

Quartered Drivers on General Sets - The Facts

Every general in recent years has un-quartered drivers. Lionel has confirmed that the LCCA Generals should have un-quartered drivers. There has been some mis-information on this issue and this story clarifies that issue, more

Tinplate Set scheduled shipped before year end

The Tinplate Set is on the water and due in the US 12/24. The club will do its best to send them to you by year end. more

All Generals Have shipped - Rave Reviews for this Special set

All of the 150th Anniversary Generals have been shipped. If you ordered one, you should have received it by Monday 11/19! Great reviews, comments and testimonials from members! more

General "Crew Talk" update

Here is a short video showing the operation of the two different tenders from the new LCCA General set. As you can see, they both have standard dialog or "crew talk" and each has a unique whistle. more