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Lionelville Destination Adventure

Lionelville Destination: Adventure by Lionel LLC
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The rich heritage of Lionel Trains comes to vivid life for the very first time through stunning, computer-generated animation and a thrilling, heartwarming tale for the whole family. On the eve of Lionel’s annual Christmas display, a fiendish plot to steal the company’s breakthrough technology goes awry, ripping a hole in the fabric of time and space. Years later, teenage twins Nancy and Bobby Pullmor seek to uncover what happened that night, embarking on a perilous journey to an enchanted world where Lionel’s spectacular displays have literally come to life. It’s full steam to adventure in this first-ever animated feature to capture the magic of the American legend that is Lionel Trains.
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A Lionel Christmas Part 1

A Lionel Christmas, Part 1 A McComas, Stachler Production
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NR (Not Rated)
DVD 1: Remember when you wanted a Lionel train for Christmas more than anything. The wait for Christmas morning was agonizing. Finally, it came. You ran to the living room, heart pounding. There was the Christmas tree covered with sparkling lights and shimmering tinsel. And under the tree, gliding around an oval of three-rail track, was a Lionel train puffing smoke. Oh, the excitement!
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Memories like that are what this video is about.
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Popular toy train video producer Tom McComas has created a poignant mix of heartwarming stories, great toy train action, and beautiful Christmas music that will make your heart soar, train buff or not.
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BONUS! 2009 Lionel Christmas Promotional Video
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Total Running Time 75 minutes. DVD



A Lionel Christmas Part 2

A Lionel Christmas, Part 2 A McComas, Stachler Production
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NR (Not Rated)
DVD 1: Christmas morning memories from back when the Dodgers were still in Brooklyn are captured by incredible displays at the Gaylord Hotel in Dallas, the Woody Hickman home where trains and decorations fill every room, the under-the-tree layout of Ed Sciortino (where the Polar Express is featured), and the multi-level layout where Rich DeMondo combines Dept. 56’s Snow Village buildings with Lionel trains.
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We take you on a behind-the-scenes look at Lionel on the Today Show, the tree at Rockefeller Center, and the first-ever Lionel retail store, just across the street from the Radio City Music Hall. We talk to hobby store owners who remember when hobby stores featuring Lionel trains were a must-stop for just about every family in the neighborhood. Plus original music by James Coffey. All shot in high definition and wide screen.
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Bonus Featurette: From our Lionel Nation series-Christmas in New York. We visit the Christmas train displays at Macy’s, Grand Central Terminal, and FAO Schwarz.
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Total Running Time 60 minutes. DVD



Maintenance & Repair Guide for Lionel Electric Trains

Maintenance & Repair Guide for Lionel Electric Trains & Accessories A McComas, Stachler Production
Rating:
NR (Not Rated)
DVD 1: Easy-to-follow, helpful guide to keeping your Lionel trains and accessories in top working condition. Making Postwar Lionel trains and accessories run like they did when they come out of their boxes 50-60 years ago is fun. You get a fine sense of history and satisfaction. And you can do it. Itís easy. This DVD shows you how.

  • Replacing power cord, contact rollers, and terminal posts on ZWs
  • Cleaning and repairing E-units
  • Organizing your work area
  • Whistles, Horns, and Relays
  • Motor cleaning and lubricating
  • Switches
  • Vibrotors: various types and how to improve performance
  • Smoke Units
  • Re-wiring basics
  • Cleaning trains inside and out
  • Tips on improving performance of locomotives
  • Total Running Time 35 minutes. DVD



    Lionel: The Movie 3 DVD Set

    Lionel: The Movie 3-DVD Collector’s Set (2009) A McComas, Stachler Production Rating: NR (Not Rated)
    An exciting mix of Lionel Train Action.
    DVD 1: Features TM’s first film on toy trains, made in 1976, Lionel: The Movie plus new footage of Lionel classics F3, GG1, FMs, UP Anniversary set, Hudson and Irvington cars, steamers, 6464-cars, and accessories. Also Iron Ponies, a Lionel film made in the 50s, plus hilarious toy train bloopers. 50 minutes.
    DVD 2: Three Lionel films from the 50s, Wonderful World of Trains, Railroad Story, and Cavalcade of Trains. Also Lionel radio commercials from the 50s with video added. Guaranteed to thrill and delight both the novice and veteran enthusiast. 50 minutes.
    DVD 3: Introducing Lionel Legends-all-new footage of the scale Dreyfuss, Hiawatha, Rail Chief, Shay, scale Turbine, scale switchers, the Commodore Vanderbilt, Western Pacific T-3, and the Century Club Berkshire. Plus more bloopers, music, and fun. 50 minutes.
    Total Running Time 2-1/2 hours. DVD



    Lionel Action 4 DVD Set

    Lionel Action 4-DVD Collector’s Set (2009) A McComas, Stachler Production Rating: NR (Not Rated)
    Toy Train Accessories, Part 1: Features Lionel coal and lumber accessories, bridges and cranes. We show all-new footage of each accessory in action along with rare variations, original boxes and tips on operating. Also included - a TM Exclusive - the 213 Lionel Lift Bridge in action. The 213 was cataloged in 1950 but never made. We have the prototype! Welcome aboard our action-packed video tribute to toy train accessories - the most clever and fun toys ever made.
    Toy Train Accessories, Part 2: The irresistible appeal of toy train accessories pass seamlessly from one generation to the next. The wide-eyed fascination of an eight-year-old today watching a culvert being unloaded is just as wide-eyed as it was back in 1957 when and Lionel introduced its 345 Culvert Unloader. Part 2 highlights the Lionel Culvert Loader and Unloader, the Lionel Newsstand, Water Towers, Dispatching board, Transfer Table with extension, Barrel Loader, Ice Depot, Diesel Fueling Station, Oil Derrick, signal towers, light towers, stations, trackside accessories and more. We show them in action, discuss the variations, and provide tips on installing and operation - even show some original boxes. Weather you collect or operate or just want to bring back some pleasant memories - you will enjoy this video.
    Lionel OO & HO in Action, Part 3: Lionel is known mostly for the O and Standard gauge trains. But they also made fine models in two smaller gauges - OO and HO. Overlooked by collectors for years, these two gauges are beginning to gain the recognition they deserve. Lionel called their OO Lionel for trains "gems of scale model railroading craftsmanship." And they were. Seeing these gems in action on OO layouts is a rare treat indeed. Lionel's HO line-up includes both scale and whimsy. We take a look at the Postwar and Modern eras, including FM C-liners, 0864-series boxcars, the Southern Pacific Daylight and the RailScope FA-2. See HO versions of O gauge classics like the Milk Car and Satellite Launching car.
    History of Lionel, 1900-1990, Part 4: TM’s first video history of Lionel produced in 1990. Begins with Lionel Cowan and ends with the scale Hudson being of Richard Kughn. See the classics that made Lionel great. Total Running Time 200 minutes. DVD

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    The Magic of Lionel 4 DVD Set

    The Magic Of Lionel 4-DVD Collector’s Set (2009) A McComas, Stachler Production Rating: NR (Not Rated)
    The Magic of Lionel, Part 1: Toys come and go but Lionel trains have endured almost 100 years. Why? What is the magic of Lionel? For the answers, Tom McComas, America’s most popular and respected producer of toy train videos, takes you on an action-packed tour of six Lionel layouts and captures the spirit of toys passed from one generation to the next. All Aboard! Our first stop is:
    Karl Burkhardt, Gettysburg, PA. - In 1950, Karl’s dad demonstrated Lionel trains at F.A.O. Schwarz, and Karl has been hooked on Lionel ever since. His 5x10-foot layout illustrates how you can pack lots of action in a small place.
    Terry Johnson, Lancing, MI. - The layout is in progress but Terry’s enthusiasm is complete.
    Dick Brown, Princeton, IL. - The layout is not big, but oh what dick does with that space.
    John Stanley, Rockaway, NJ. - John loves cars and trains. His 18 by 28-ft layout features both.
    Ed Mularz, Cleaveland, OH. - You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to operate Lionel trains and accessories, but Ed happens to be one, and it helps.
    Michael Salnick, West Palm Beach, FL. - Mike loves Lionel, has the layout to prove it, and is not shy about expounding on what’s right or wrong with our hobby. 50 min.
    The Magic of Lionel, Part 2: Lionel trains have endured for almost 100 years. Why? For the answer, Tom McComas visited a number of Lionel layouts and talked with the builders. Each told a storey filled with nostalgia, tips and great train action.
    The Magical World of Lionel, Anywhere, USA. - Harry Turner, the Pied Piper of toy trains, has created the worlds' largest mobile Lionel train display. It’s all packed in a big truck and everywhere Harry goes, crowds gather.
    Roadside America, Sharletville, PA. - 8000 square feet of mountains, animations, figures, vehicles, waterfalls, and Lionel trains - steamers, electrics and diesels. The mix make for a delightful panorama of America as it was when Norman Rockwell was painting covers for the Saturday Evening Post.
    Choo Choo Barn, Strasburg, PA. - What began in 1961 as a 500-square foot display with six trains and six animations has evolved into a 1700-square-foot display featuring 13 trains and 130 animations. Fun for everyone.
    Underground Railroad, New Castle, PA. - Meet irrepressible Lou Palumbo, New Castle’s King of Toy Trains. Lou has a huge layout and loves to talk about the magic of Lionel (or anything else for that matter).
    Trainland USA, Colfax, Iowa. - A combination of toy train layout, geography course, and history lesson. The display depicts the development of the railroads in the United States and takes you on a tour from "sea to shining sea." 50 min.
    The Magic of Lionel, Part 3: Lionel trains have endured for almost 100 years. Why? For the answer, Tom McComas visited a number of Lionel layouts and talked with the builders. Each told a storey filled with nostalgia, tips and great train action.
    The New Lionel Showroom Layout - An impressive 16x40-foot layout featuring the newest in Lionel trains and accessories. A "wall of history" highlights Lionel trains from 1900 to the present.
    Chuck Roehm, Marion IL. - Chuck has two layouts. One is 24x36-feet. The other is six miles long. One features Lionel T-rail track and Postwar Lionel trains. The other, two 150-ton SW-1200 switchers. Chuck has loved trains ever since he can remember, and his story is one of putting rivets in those dreams.
    Oscar Fox, PA. - Oscar operates both Lionel O and Standard gauges.
    Total Running Time 220 minutes. DVD



    Lionel Nation - The Collection

    Lionel Nation 4-DVD Collector’s Set (2009) A McComas, Stachler Production Rating: NR (Not Rated) Over 4 hours of spectacular Lionel action legendary trains, world-class layouts, the latest from Lionel, expert operating tips, plus lots more.
    Lionel Nation Part 1: Tour elaborate Prewar, Postwar, and Modern Era layouts as well as the collection and layout of Tom Sefton at the California State Railroad Museum. Visit the Lionel holiday layouts at Macy’s, FAO Schwarz, Grand Central Terminal, and see the new Lionel Showroom in Manhattan. Also featured is the history of Lionel sounds from the 1930’s Chugger to the incredible RailSounds of today. 65 minutes.
    Lionel Nation Part 2: Norm Charbonneau’s spectacular Legacy-controlled modern era, hi-rail layout the most exquisitely detailed and realistic we have ever seen. John Potter’s extensive O and Standard gauge layout. We visit a toy train auction and take a look at the Postwar originals which inspired Lionel’s first Conventional Classics issue. 60 minutes.
    Lionel Nation Part 3: Visit a faithful reproduction of Lionel’s famous 1957 Super O showroom layout and see how T W Design created the holiday displays at Macy’s, FAO Schwarz, Grand Central Terminal, plus the 36-trains-in-action exhibit Lionel takes to train shows. Watch a T-rail layout that operates three 763’s with the rare gray coal tender, and the second wave of Lionel’s Conventional Classics. 1 hour 15 minutes.
    Lionel Nation Part 4: View David Dansky’s amazing Prewar and Postwar collection and layout. Also featured is a magnificent scale-detailed Postwar layout highlighting the Northern Pacific, along with tips on weathering and how to add scale details to a locomotive. We also cover Lionel’s motorized units and compare the real Southern Pacific Daylight with Lionel’s scale model. 65 minutes. DVD

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    Lionel Nation No. 1

    Lionel Nation, No. 1 (2008) A McComas, Stachler Production Rating: NR (Not Rated) Hop on board for a fast-paced, action-packed journey to the world of Lionel. See Prewar, Postwar, and Modern Era layouts built by nationally recognized designers and collectors like Clarke Dunham and Chuck Brasher plus the California State Railroad Museum’s exhibit of the Thomas Sefton train collection.
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    Hear 75 years of Lionel sounds, from the Chugger in 1933 to the latest from rock legend Neil Young’s RailSounds. We visit Lionel’s new showroom in Manhattan and the Christmas layouts at Macy’s, FAO Schwarz, and Grand Central Terminal. We show how new scale Lionel models of legendary locomotives, like the Hiawatha and GG1, compare with Lionel’s original toy versions.
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    Lionel Nation Great train action, stories, music, and fun. DVD 65 minutes



    Lionel Nation No. 2

    Lionel Nation, No. 2 (2008) A McComas, Stachler Production Rating: NR (Not Rated) We visit John Potter’s prewar layout and collection, and Norm Charbonneau's incredible Legacy-controlled modern era layout. Norm is a true modeler and a dedicated and skilled craftsman. His layout is the most realistic and exquisitely detailed layout we've ever seen. Prepare to be amazed. Also, a behind-the-scenes peek at a toy train auction and a look at the engines and cars that inspired Lionel’s new Conventional Classics. Plus operating tips, and much more.
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    Lionel Nation Part 2. More great train action, stories, music, and fun. DVD 60 minutes



    Lionel Nation No. 3

    Lionel Nation, No. 3 (2008) A McComas, Stachler Production Rating: NR (Not Rated) First stop: Las Vegas and Steve Garofalo’s amazingly accurate reproduction of Lionel’s 1957 Super O Showroom Layout.
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    Next stop is Dallas, Texas where you meet Roger Farkash, the main man at T W Design. T W Design created the Lionel Christmas displays at FAO Schwarz, Macy’s, and Grand Central Terminal. T W’s latest is an incredible 36-trains-in-action display Lionel takes to train shows. We give you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how this incredible layout was designed and made.
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    We stop by Fritz von Tagen’s new train room and new T-rail layout. We cover Lionel’s scale model of the Pioneer Zephyr and the Postwar originals of Lionel’s second wave of Conventional Classics, plus a lot more.
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    Bonus First look at Lionel’s new model of Grand Central Terminal.
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    Join us for an action-packed journey filled with Lionel trains. All Aboard!! DVD 75 minutes

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    Lionel Nation No. 4

    Lionel Nation, No. 4 (2009) A McComas, Stachler Production Rating: NR (Not Rated) We visit the Pacific Northwest to see the amazing collection and layout of David Dansky, who operates and collects all makes of Prewar and Postwar trains. Even operates some Modern Era, like the stately Standard Gauge Hiawatha.
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    Bill Spaulding of Seattle loves the Northern Pacific so much he custom-painted Lionel Postwar originals in authentic NP colors. The result an incredibility realistic, scale-detailed, hi-rail layout.
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    We check out Lionel’s Postwar motorized units along with their real life counterparts, and we see how Lionel’s fine model of the Southern Pacific’s GS4 Daylight stacks up against the real GS4 Daylight one of the most beautiful steam locomotives ever made.
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    Norm Charbonneau, the creator of the spectacular Legacy-controlled layout featured in Lionel Nation Part 2, is back with more weathering tips. We also demonstrate how to add scale details to a locomotive for a more realistic look.
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    A great mix of Lionel action that will appeal to all Lionel enthusiasts, no matter their area of interest. DVD 65 minutes



    PBS - Tracks Ahead

    Tracks Ahead - Great Model Train Layouts (2006) Features 12 train layouts from the popular PBS Television Series Tracks Ahead along with profiles of Ted Benson’s photographs and steam railway promoter Doyle McCormack. Included are visits to the Wisconsin’s Whiskey River Railway, Washington Union Station, Terminal Railroad of St. Louis, and the circus train of the Ringling Bros. Circus.
    DVD 104 minutes



    Great Lionel Layouts

    Great Lionel Layouts Parts 1 & 2 (2004) Both Great Lionel Layouts videos are now together in one DVD. This DVD includes a vast mix of Lionel layout styles from classic tinplate with the colorful operating accessories to the realistic hi-rail with scratch-built structures and ballasted track. Five layout stories are featured along with hi-lights from Tom McComas’ appearance on The Late Show with Tom Snyder.
    DVD 120 minutes



    Great Toy Train Layouts

    Great Toy Train Layouts (2004) Great Toy Train Layouts of America contains heart-warming stories of spectacular layouts and the men who built them. Trains of almost every era and manufacturer are featured. Also includes building tips, operating accessories, and great action. Most of the stories were inspired from the book Great Toy Train Layouts of America, first published in 1987 by Tom McComas and James Tuohy. This two-disc set includes all the content from the Great Toy Train Layouts videos.
    DVD 283 minutes on 2 Discs



    Lionel Showroom Layouts

    Lionel Showroom Layouts (2004) Two hours of exciting Lionel Showroom action – the 1949 showroom layout in Manhattan and the Lionel Visitors Center layout in Michigan.
        This is the one: the 1949 Showroom Layout. The most famous Lionel layout ever built. Its memories launched a hobby and remain vivid today. Meticulously recreated by a train club in Jackson, MISS, this DVD brings to life all those scenes you remember so well – just like you were at Toy Fair, New York City, 1949.
        We follow the story of the new Lionel Showroom Layout, from table construction, scenery making, wiring, to seeing the trains run on opening night. Get tips from the pros, plus Lionel high-tech trains operating on this spectacular, multi-level layout.
    DVD 120 minutes

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    Toy Train Christmas Memories

    Toy Train Christmas Memories (2004) A new Christmas video in the tradition of A Lionel Christmas and Toy Trains & Christmas. Toy Train Christmas Memories features holiday layouts, marvelous new music by Jim Coffey, and recollections of Christmases long ago.
        We begin with the layout of Dennis and Joyce Piotrowski. Dennis loves toy trains and Joyce does just as much. Their enormous layout includes O gauge and G scale trains, and Department 56 buildings. Also included is the Lionel Christmas layout of Tom Voltaggio. Like so many families across the country, toy trains is a family activity Tom shares with his wife and four daughters.
    DVD 200 minutes



    Toy Trains and Christmas

    Toy Trains & Christmas Parts 1, 2 & 3 (2004) Toy trains have been synonymous with Christmas ever since a crudely built toy locomotive was placed under some lucky kid’s Christmas tree in the mid–1800’s. And that’s what this video is all about. You will see elaborate Christmas layouts featuring Lionel®, American Flyer®, MTH®, and Marx® toy trains.
        Mixed throughout is happy Christmas music, both traditional and original, by James Coffey of Blue Vision Music.
    DVD 170 minutes



    Lionel Legends: The Hudson

    Lionel Legends: The Hudson (2004) Now available on DVD: two extraordinary videos which take an in-depth look at model railroading’s most revered steam locomotive, the New York Central Hudson. Includes The Making of the Scale Hudson, which follows the entire process of creating this scale model masterpiece, and The Hudson, which looks at all of the high-end models of the 4-6-4 Hudson Lionel has made over the past 67 years. Only the DVD version of this video includes the newest models made since 2001, including the scale J3a, Standard Gauge Hiawatha, and 20th Century Limited Dreyfuss. Also included are some of the vintage Lionel ads for the Hudson originally seen in Model Builder magazine between 1937 and 1945.
    DVD 118 minutes



    The Layouts and Collections of Richard Kughn

    The Layouts & Collections of Richard Kughn (2004) Richard Kughn’s fabulous Carail layouts and collections are gone. Only the memories remain. Everything was sold at auction. Fortunately, they were preserved on film over the past nine years when everything was up and running – trains, lead soldiers, pedal cars, toys, antique automobiles, railroad and automotive art, and, of course, the magnificent toy train layouts.
        Includes the spectacular Standard Gauge and O gauge layouts of Carail, Mr. Kughn’s home layout, plus lots more. This DVD has over 20 minutes of additional footage and interviews than are on the VHS version.
    DVD 79 minutes


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