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Toy Train Resource Links

This listing serves all TCA web sites.

The World Wide Web is rich with information about toy trains. Your favorite search engine will find millions of pages!

Although we can't keep exhaustive listings here, the following may be of assistance. We are not responsible for content on other sites. From time to time, outside sites may change their addresses.

General Information about the Toy Train Hobby

World's Greatest Hobby. A site rich in information, with links to manufacturers and other  resources.

TCA Divisions and Chapters

Check our list. There are several dozen local sites in operation.

More of Interest to Members

J. A. Bash & Company. Insurance coverage for members of the Train Collectors Association.

Toy Train Makers

Aristro-craft Trains
Atlas Model Railroading Co.
Bachmann Trains
Hartland Locomotive Works
Kato USA
Micro-Mark Model Train Supplies
Red Caboose
USA Trains

Publications & Web Sites

There are many excellent magazines and related web sites. (Also includes information on how to get started with toy trains.)
Kalmbach Publishing publishes a number of books about toy trains, and real ones too.

About Real Railroads
Trains Magazine
Railfan and Railroad
Operation Lifesaver
Cyberspace World Railroad

International Toy Train Sites

Bachmann Collectors Club UK

European Toy Train Society 

Hornby Railway Collectors Assn.   

Hornby Railway Collectors Assn. of Holland 

Toy Train Technical Information

Train Collectors Society of England   

Trix Twin Collectors Assn.

The 3 Millimetre Society   

New Zealand Hornby Collectors Club 

Free Model Railway Magazine Site   

Antique Toy Collectors' Magazine of Germany  

Other Resource Links

Moffat Road Railroad Museum
   (Real and model trains)

Protecting Your Models

Christmas at National Toy Train Museum

Trolleys, Trams and Streetcars, A Brief Historical Overview

Visiting the Strasburg Area

Local lodging and nearby attractions in Strasburg and Lancaster County.

Pennsylvania Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau
Lancaster County Museums
The Town of Strasburg

Railroad Sites Near National Toy Train Museum

Strasburg Rail Road
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Red Caboose Motel
Choo Choo Barn


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"To develop an appreciation of and to preserve an important segment of history - Tinplate Toy Trains - through research, education, community outreach, fellowship, establishment of collecting standards, and to promote the growth and enjoyment of collecting and operating toy, model and scale trains."

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