Lion Roars – Lionel Collectors Club February 2018 is volume 47 number 3 magazine published by The Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA). The LCCA publishes the magazine 5 times a year. The LLCA is a club for Lionel model toy train collectors, train hobbyists and celebrity collectors. The LCCA is a club made up of people who love Lionel Trains and American Flyer electric trains. Both the Lionel and the American Flyer brands are manufactured by Lionel Corporation, LLC.
The Lion Roars is filled with articles about the history of Lionel trains, fixing Lionel trains, tips on modifying the train models and new products. In addition, there is information about conventions and events that include Lionel trains, news about development of new products and the methods used and just fun articles about Lionel train layouts and people who collect Lionel and American Flyer toy trains.
Lion Roars – Lionel Collectors Club February 2018 has an article discusses the history of Union Station and how Chicago became a rail transit hub. Included in the article is a short history of the “L” rail transit system. The “Tinplate Cannonball” section of the magazine covers the history of Lionel prewar “O” gauge freight cars (Part 2). These freight cars were only 5 ¾” long. There are articles about the new Lionel coal loading station, building portable power for the LCCA modular railroad and corner modifications for large-radius curves for modules. The history article highlights the Pioneer Zephyr built Budd Company. The article follows the history of the Pioneer Zephyr and the development of Lionel models of this famous train. The equipment articles are about the different types of Lionel/American Flyer Auto Carriers and Reefers available, and the various road names.
To see all the articles listed in Lion Roars – Lionel Collectors Club February 2018, go to the table of contents image for this book on the website.