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Technical Improvements Are on Track

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March 27th 2013

Although you might be experiencing a few delays during your travels through the site, we're hard at work improving Collector-ModelTrains. The ride may be bumpy, but significant improvements to the site are on track and arriving shortly.

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Lionel's Archives - Wow!

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March 24th 2013

One of everything...pristine condition. Touring the Archive Room at Lionel's new office in Charlotte was one of the highlights of this weekend's "Red Carpet" Event, co-sponsored by Lionel and the LCCA.

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DASH in 165 Seconds - New Video Tour Available

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March 24th 2013

DASH represents a new tool for collectors. We're all used to online marketplaces, and standalone collection management. We're used to price guides, and we have seen lots of pictures of people's collection and layouts.  DASH is none of these... and ALL of these.

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A Lucky (and Soggy) Group Goes "Backstage" at Lionel

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March 23rd 2013

Hundreds of Lionel fans converged on Charlotte, NC as Lionel opened their doors for a "backstage tour" of their newly opened office.  Co-Sponsored by Lionel and the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA), the two-day event includes informational sessions with industry experts as well as a traditional show format.

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Athearn's New Genesis GP50 Available Now!

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March 23rd 2013

A new tooling EMD GP50 will join Athearn’s Genesis collection of diesel locomotives this fall. The model will debut with three roadnames: Chicago & North Western, Santa Fe, and Southern Railway. Variations offered to modelers will be many, from road specific detailing to EMD production phases.

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First Look - ESM's X58 Box Car - 2nd Release

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March 23rd 2013

The first Eastern Seaboard Models release of its N-scale X58 Box Car model sold out quickly earlier this year. A second release has arrived for this 50-foot Exterior Post Box Car. The prototype dates to the early 1960s and was constructed by Pennsylvania. More than 2,500 examples were built and found service in PRR and its successor roads, including Norfolk Southern. Lehigh Valley also rostered a hundred X58 cars. Eastern Seaboard offers variations to its X58 tooling, based on prototype.

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Lionel and LCCA Roll Out the Red Carpet!

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March 23rd 2013

Mark your calendar for March 22-23 and plan to attend this two-day Red Carpet Event that will be a memory-maker! This first-of-its-kind co-sponsored event will be a private showing of the Lionel facility presented to LCCA members. The general public will not be invited.

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