Welcome to the METCA website. We’re the Metropolitan Division of the national Train Collectors Association, a non-profit organization with a mission to develop an appreciation of and to preserve an important segment of history - Tinplate Toy Trains. Want to join the fun? Just click on the membership link above!
This is the website for all the news and happenings within our Division. We have a photo gallery here with photos from our recent and past shows and events. There's also a member's layout photo gallery. We'd love to add photos of your favorite piece or an article about your favorite restoration project – or any toy train topic! If you’d like to contribute, contact our Webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And don't forget to look for METCA at your local shows -- Greenberg, Westchester Toys and Trains, Dover Train o Rama and others.
We're excited about the site and the continued growth of our Division and we hope that you will contribute to this growth. Remember, this is your site so please enjoy it and come back often.
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METCA IS HOSTING THE 2015 TCA NATIONAL CONVENTION!
Click here to visit the convention website!
Call for Volunteers
Have fun, help TCA & METCA, promote the hobby we all love, and get to hang out with great train-folk -- become a METCA volunteer!
- Be chairman of a train show...
- A convention tour guide...
- A Kid's Club chaparone...
- And so much more....
Whether you have a little time or a lot, like to take the lead or just lend a hand, old or young, stay-at-home or out-and-about, there's a good fit for you as a METCA volunteer. Just email our fearless leader, Stu Rankin at LionelLLC@hotmail.com to start a conversation about the many possibilities!
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