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January 25th -Wichita Falls, TX LCCA day at Wichita Falls Museum of Art

Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA) member Jim Hughes (RM 30326) invites all LCCA members, family and friends to visit his layout display  and exhibit “The ART Express: A First Class Ticket to Fun!” located at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art on the campus of Midwestern State University.  The layout features 750 sq.ft. of table space with 15 trains running.  This display and show open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays until January 30, 2014. Jim conducts a 45-minute show explaining his collection and layout Installation featuring  electric trains in scale settings of towns, mountains, valleys, farm lands, oil fields, all inhabited by people and animals with operating traffic and street lights.  Jim Hughes’ amazing collection was launched in December 1941 and has grown each year from the original set given to him by his parents.  The Art Express is truly a labor of love and a gift to the community by Jim Hughes, who serves as conductor!  

Show Times for The Art Express:  Thursday 6 and 7 pm, Friday 6 and 7 pm,  Saturday 2, 3, 6 and 7 pm  Each show is approximately 45 minutes each.   If you need a group reservation larger than 15 you may contact the museum’s  office for information.  940-397-8900.

LCCA Day, Saturday, January 25, 2014 - On Saturday January 25, the museum is designating it “LCCA Day” where all LCCA members will receive $1/member off the cost of admission for the 3:00 PM show.  Spread the word, invite all of you LCCA members, family and friends to this fun and train filled event.  This is a great event for the entire family and kids of all ages. 

If you contact Jim prior to the event to reserve your spot, he will make arrangements for some light snacks.   Please contact Jim at or 940-704-1290 to reserve your spot.    

Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University
2 Eureka Circle
Wichita Falls, Tx  76308

Museum Hours:
Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

What a great way to start off the 2014 New Year!  Come to the LCCA day on January 25, or visit the Wichita Falls Art Museum on Thursday, Friday or Saturday before January 30, 2014 to experience “The Art Express” layout and show hosted by Jim Hughes.  

Thank you Jim for hosting this wonderful event.  We hope all of you in the area can attend this fun, Lionel train filled event.

Best regards,

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