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Fall 2016

Volume 16, Issue 4.

 

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Fall 2016 Edition

Carol McGinnis.

Action on many fronts!

In this edition, we reach back to a layout built in 1905, then to World War II to learn of the involvement by Lionel, and forward to youngsters visiting the National Toy Train Museum, who we hope may be future TCAers, plus learning about the latest use of electronics at our Museum.

In between, we learn of the wonderful efforts of the National Capital Trackers O Gauge Club, and lots of other toy train insights.

If you have an idea for an article, we'd like to hear from you.

Carol R. McGinnis e*Train Editor

 

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Kids at TCA.

Kids at National Toy Train Museum after completing their scavenger hunt. Future TCA members, we hope!

New in this Edition:

Hoge.I Had A Great List...
A find, a family, a great video.
By Alfred James Dill (12-67056) 

Library Puzzlers Testing your knowledge and brain cells.
By Jan Athey, TCA Librarian

Lionel Good Will Efforts  A World War II finding.
By Chips Marshall, 73-5595 

WIFI DCS train.Museum Technology Takes a Leap Through the Air  MTH WIFI DCS.
By Melody Rogers 

National Capital Trackers O Gauge Club at October TCA York Meet  Action and outreach.
By Matt Panagos (14-69872) and Mike Fistere (92-34689) 

Rails From The Past  Preservation of a treasure.
By David Linton with photos by Edward Hartman 

Serving the TCA Membership by Listening and Innovating
By Amy Fry

Updated: (new information or picture Updates)

York.Clem's York Primer Updated for Fall 2016 York Meet
By Richard B. "Clem" Clement

Keeping Your Collection Vat and Happy - Updates to Lionel Vat Cars 2010 to Present
By Joel Fugazzotto, updated by Bob Mintz

Lionel Control Towers  Updated photo.
By Bill Meyer and Bob Mintz

Maintenance of Way in the 21st Century--Ballast Tampers and Beyond Updated pictures and new cars.
By Bob Mintz

More "Ore!" Lionel® Adds to Its Roster of Catalogued and Uncatalogued Ore Cars  Updated photos, new cars.
By Joel Fugazzotto, updated by Bob Mintz

Subway cars.

One ‘EL of a Great “Idear”—The M.T.H. Subway Cars
Updated information, new cars, and pictures.
By Bob Mintz

THE ULTIMATE LIONEL LINES SETS New  car, updated photos.
By Bob Mintz

Window Display and Animated Window Display Cars
New cars, updated pictures.
By Bob Mintz

Opinions and comments made in by-lined columns in this publication do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Board of Directors or the views of officers and appointed officials; nor do they indicate an association endorsement of any products mentioned.
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