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Summer 2017

Volume 16, Issue 3.

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Summer 2017 Edition

Carol McGinnis.

On Track to a Good Future
When we reviewed the articles for this edition, it became apparent that there are positive forces at work that benefit TCA and our hobby.

Great members, great staff, private sector use of toy trains, energies devoted to kids, and great progress! And who can resist a story about toy trains that ends up talking about the circus!

If you'd like to share your ideas, please let us know. We can always fine-tune your great articles!

Carol R. McGinnis e*Train Editor


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Wegmans Train.
Toy trains above our heads in a supermarket chain? We've really made it!

New in this Edition:

And the Trains Go Round and Round!
Toy Trains at Wegmans
By Carol R. McGinnis, HE95-41066

Kids Front and Center at 2017 Convention
By Carol McGinnis

Lionel FasTrack Modular Railroad
By Kevin J. Davis, TCA 17-72699 

Museum Celebrates Forty Years of Service
By Tammy Hersh, National Business Manager

My Collecting Odyssey: From Lionel to American Flyer (and everything else in between)
By Chip Kessler

2017 Convention logo.Planning and Promoting a Successful National Convention - 2017
By Chris DiCianna and George Starz, Convention Co-Chairs

The Scenery of the Pacific Southern Railway Company
By J.S. Halajko, and C.O. Pate III

Elephants at circus.

Updated: (new information or picture Updates)

In this section, we continue updating our carefully-crafted records and stories of important toy train categories.

Customizers Add to the Wealth of Ore Cars - third party vendor variations.
By Joel Fugazzotto. Updated 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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