Toy Train Reference Library

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Toy Train Reference Library
National Toy Train Museum.jpg
The library is in the building of the National Toy Train Museum
ScopeToy trains
Location300 Paradise Lane, Strasburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°59′15″N 76°09′07″W / 39.9876°N 76.1519°W / 39.9876; -76.1519Coordinates: 39°59′15″N 76°09′07″W / 39.9876°N 76.1519°W / 39.9876; -76.1519
Branch ofTrain Collectors Association
SizeHours: Jan-March M-F 9AM-5PM; Apr-Dec Tues-Fri 9AM-5PM; Also open on alternate Mondays and Saturdays. Call ahead to confirm: 717-687-8976

The Toy Train Reference Library is a library for members of the Train Collectors Association (TCA) and the public.[1] It has material about the history of the toy train industry and is located in the Train Collectors Association Headquarters building in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, US.[2] Also in the building is the National Toy Train Museum.

It is open to all visitors, and contains a collection of information on the history and characteristics of toy trains, and the industry that produced them, in the United States and around the world.[2] It is a research, not a lending, library,[2] and covers 1,300 square feet (120 m2).[1]


  1. ^ a b Hummel, Cindy (2012-03-03). "Strasburg's toy train museum is on track for a party". Retrieved 11 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "TCA Members - Reference Library". Retrieved 11 February 2013.

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