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Convention News

LCCA Adds 2 New Tours on Monday!

LCCA Adds 2 New Tours on Monday!

Monday July 25th Tour 3 (Capital, Union Station, and Parthenon Tour) and Tour 4 (The Home Layout Tour) are full, sold out and closed. Identical alternative Tours 17 and 18 are being offered on the same day in the reverse order - more

Publications

LCCA TO RELEASE TWO NEW ADDITIONS TO THE MODEL TRAIN ARCHIVES!

LCCA TO RELEASE TWO NEW ADDITIONS TO THE MODEL TRAIN ARCHIVES!

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

Members

Jim Gates Celebrates Another Birthday!

Yes, we all get older, but we all take time out to celebrate birthdays. One person who has affected the life of each LCCA member is its founder, Jim Gates, CM 1. His birthday is coming up and the LCCA BOD has suggested each member consider sending Jim a birthday wish card. - more

LCCA Store

LCCA Announces NEW 2021 Christmas Car

LCCA Announces NEW 2021 Christmas Car

The LCCA Christmas tradition continues in 2021 with another great boxcar. This special car has festive Christmas graphics all over it - on both sides and the top. The 2021 Christmas boxcar has all the features you expect from Lionel and the LCCA. Order yours today - this is limited run item is in stock and ships immediately!. - more

Product Development

Lionel Announces New VisionLine Class A Locomotive exclusively for LCCA

The LCCA is again able to offer an exclusive LIonel VisionLine engine to its members. This year it is the CLASS A locomotive popular from its work on the Norfolk & Western. The Norfolk and Western and others built over 40 of this monsters. Lionel will be producing one of this units (Number 1222) exclusively for the LCCA and its members as a special and unique offering. You can order yours now through February 23, 2022. - more

Lionel News

Lionel announces an Exclusive Seminar for LCCA Members

Lionel announces an Exclusive Seminar for LCCA Members

Back by popular demand! Our friends at Lionel Trains have just announced a special LCCA exclusive seminar! You don’t want to miss this opportunity to hear about some of the great new products introduced in the 2022 Signature catalog plus more in-depth detail of the all the great features of the newly released VISIONLINE Class A locomotive. - more

Junior Member News

Junior Member LCCA E-Blasts

Junior Member LCCA E-Blasts - These issues will be sent to the e-mail address you have given the club. Current and older issues will be stored on this page for your review and lookback. Keep up to date on all Junior Member Activity. - more

Special Events Recap

September 24 - 25, 2016 - LCCA Hosts Special Event Wichita Kansas - Recap

The 22nd annual Wichita Train show was held on Sept. 24th & 25th, run by the Wichita Toy Train Club & Museum. - more

Fastrak Modular

Modular Railroad - Making Forests from Trees!

Modular Railroad - Making Forests from Trees!

The April 2019 issue of TLR contained an article by our Modular Layout Author David Bjorkman (RM 30924) on how to use Pine Cone Trees on Modular Layouts. Of Course, this method works on any layout. Find out how to utilize this budget/wallet friendly way to spruce up your modules - more

Business Office

Link to July's 2020 Lionel/LCCA Virtual On-Line Seminar

Did you miss the annual 2020 Lionel Summit held at our Annual Convention? Did you watch it but miss something and want to see it again? No problem! Our friends at Lionel have provided a private link for you to watch the entire program on YouTube. - more

Events News

Replay Lionel's July 15, 2021 Virtual Online summit for LCCA Members

Replay Lionel's July 15, 2021 Virtual Online summit for LCCA Members

If you missed this year's exclusive Lionel , LLC sponsored Virtual Online Summit for LCCA members, it can be viewed from its entirety now from this linkl - more

Other News

LCCA Website Back On Line

Starting midafternoon, Monday, The LCCA web site Lionelcollectors.org is now LIVE and ON-LINE! The LCCA and its new vendor ran into unexpected complications that resulted in down time much longer than expected. Now The site is up and ready for action. - more

President's Report

The LCCA welcomes Sal Gambino as its new President.

The LCCA welcomes Sal Gambino as its new President.

The LCCA announces that Sal Gambino has succeeded Harry Hampson as its President. Sal now becomes the next President of the LCCA and will serve until his term ends in July 2023. - more

Layouts

LCCA Member David Cohen's Train Layout Video

LCCA Member David Cohen's Train Layout Video

Lionel Collectors Club of America Member, David Cohen (RM 30349) and his wife Lisa have created a fabulous action filled toy train layout in their home in Virginia Beach VA. - more