The National Toy Train Library
The National Toy Train Library (NTTL) is the repository of extensive material about the toy train industry’s rich history—an excellent resource for Train Collectors Association (TCA) members and general researchers alike. The National Toy Train Museum and Library are located at the headquarters of the Train Collectors Association in Strasburg, PA. Library staff are available to assist you during our regular hours but please call ahead before visiting the library. Or, browse our online catalog today!
National Toy Train Museum Highlight:
The National Toy Train Library creates an annual exhibit in the museum that highlights notable people, manufacturers, events, and more in the history of toy & model trains. The exhibit uses materials from the library’s collection including books, periodicals, photographs, advertisements, and other paper.
2021 Featured Library Exhibit
Frank Ellison & Delta Lines
This year’s exhibit is a tribute to Frank Ellison & Delta Lines. Frank Ellison was a master modeler and prolific author who inspired many model railroaders and toy train enthusiasts with his famous O scale layout known as the Delta Lines.