Toy Train Reference Library

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.

Toy Train Reference Library
National Toy Train Museum.jpg
The library is in the building of the National Toy Train Museum
TypeReference
ScopeToy trains
Established1977
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
Collection
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
Websitenttmuseum.org/library/

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]

ReferencesEdit

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

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