The Desert Division
of the Train Collectors Association
Welcomes All
Visitors, Train Collectors, Operators and Hobbyists.

Our goal is to promote the growth and enjoyment of collecting
and operating, toy, model and scale trains.

Meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month.
(except August and December)
at the

The Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church
1500 W. Maryland Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85015

Our Next regular Meeting is:
Feb. 11th

Setup starts at 9am - Meeting starts at 10am

(Visitors Welcome)


The Desert Division Trailer

at the

World's Greatest Train Show



Desert Division Membership Renewal

If your membership expires at the end of this year, you will either receive an email asking for your renewal or the label on your Newsletter will indicate that your dues need renewing.

If your dues are current (you paid multiple years) you will not receive any notice.

Thank you in advance for paying early as we would like to complete our renewal process as soon as possible.

Angelo Lautazi
Desert Division Secretary

The Mint Car is now in stock and available for immediate delivery.

The Los Alamos Mint Car

The first ever Lionel Mint Car with a

glowing, pulsing secret shipment.

For more photos and a video of the pulsing effect
go to the Sale Page.

Order from our Sale Page.

This is a limited offering with only 500 being made.

The C&T Car is in Stock and Available!

Order from our Sale Page.

There are still some cars in inventory so orders will be filled quickly.






Member Badges

Wearing your name badge makes it easier for
new members to start a conversation and
get to know everyone.

Badges for the Desert Division and the
Rio Grande Chapter are only $10.

The badges can be ordered with a magnetic or clip style attachment.
Badges are $14.00
Contact Angelo to place your order.

Do you own trains that you would like to know more
about. Our club has many members
who would be happy to share their train knowledge.
Everyone is welcome to attend one of our meetings as a visitor. Bring your trains or your train photos and your
questions to our next meeting.

Do you own trains that you want to sell?
The Desert Division has the ability to conduct auctions
for large collections or Ebay sales for a smaller
number of trains.
Contact our Auction Chairman for more information.


The Desert Division
is now on Facebook!

Thanks to Chris and Jonathan for engineering the TCADD into the
Social media venue.
This move makes perfect sense in the Club's attempt to reach
a new audience.

Click on the Facebook link above to check out the
Division's page.

The following video will strike fear into a "true"
Train Collector.

Check out our Video Page.

Click for Google Map
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

tcadd Auctions


Feb 2017  Newsletter




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