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LCCA Special Event at Walt Disney World (September 26-29)

The Carolwood Pacific Historical Society is proud to invite Lionel Collectors Club of America Members and their families to attend and participate in a multi-day Special Event to be held at Disney World in Florida.  If you are interested in attending and participating any of the following events, please send me a confirmation e-mail and the number of people in your family who will be attending. Send me an e-mail at to reserve your spot.  Spaces are limited, so if you are interested, please reserve your spot.  Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.  

The "Behind the Magic of Our Steam Trains Tour" is a private behind the scene tour of the railroad system and train operation at the Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom near Orlando FL. We believe this private tour will be of interest to our members and their families. We hope you can attend and participate in this LCCA Special Event. All Events are Free, but some will require a fee for admission into the Magic Kingdom Park.

Thursday, September 26th
5:00PM - 7:30 PM Dinner at Wolfgang Puck in Downtown Disney (Dutch Treat Meals )

Friday, September 27th
7:30AM - 11:00 AM Behind the Magic of Our Steam Trains Tour (The tour is free; however, Magic Kingdom admission is required.)

Saturday, September 28th
8:00AM - 11:30 AM Walt Disney, Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour (Only a few very limited space are still available. (Again, the tour is free; however, Magic Kingdom admission is required)
2:00 pm Michael Broggie Presentation of Walt Disney's Railroad Heritage (Location TBD)

Sunday, September 29th
7:30AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast at Trails End (Fort Wilderness) Dutch treat
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Walk the Fort Wilderness route

As many of you know, Walt Disney and Lionel founder, Joshua Lionel Cowen were personal friends and had a long personal and business relationship for many years.  During the Great Depression of the 1930's, Walt Disney gave Lionel permission to produce a Mickey and Minnie Mouse Hand Car set that sold for $1 in 1934.  The sent included a circle of track and a wind-up Mickey and Minnie Mouse Hand Car. The strong sales of this product helped Lionel endure through the depression of the 1930's.  Since then, Lionel and Walt Disney have made many Disney themed Lionel train products.

We hope you will find this LCCA Special Event of interest to you and your family. If interested, please reserve your spot soon. The "Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour" is extremely limited for space. We are limited to the small number of headsets Disney will provide. If you are interested, and you can commit to attending, please let me know ASAP. Thank you.

Best regards,

Al Kolis
President Elect & Special Events Manager
Lionel Collectors Club of America

About Carolwood Pacific Historical Society - 
Carolwood Pacific Historical Society is dedicated to preserving the personal railroad legacy of Walt Disney. Walt Disney always loved trains and he was one of America's greatest railfans. Thorough his own initiative and personal financial resources, he was responsible for preserving real steam railroading for generations to enjoy at Disneyland, Wald Disney World and other Disney theme parks around the world. Walt Disney helped to build, enjoyed sharing, one of the most intricately detailed miniature live-steam railroads ever created: the one-eight scale Carolwood Pacific Railroad, the backyard pike located at his estate in the Holmby Hills area of Los Angeles