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Access Forms for Research Requests and Special Services

One of the many professional research services we offer at the National Toy Train Library is creating high-quality digital copies of images from our collection (subject to copyright and other relevant rules). Fulfillment of these requests requires our patrons to complete our image use authorization form, found on this page.

Please note that image reproduction services, as well as many of our other research services, also require payment of a set fee, depending on the service requested. TCA Members enjoy discounts on all services.

Image Use Authorization Form

While we do not print photo reproductions, we can provide high-quality digital images from our collection, subject to copyright and other relevant rules.


Select your planned use for your digital image request—personal or commercial/publication. Then, download, print, fill out and return the appropriate form with the associated fee.

For Personal Reference Use:

For Publication, Broadcast, or Display Use:

Have questions? Please contact the library by phone at (717) 687-8623 ext. 108 or email us.

Visit Us!

The National Toy Train Research Library is located on the premises of the National Toy Train Museum in Strasburg, PA, and typically open on weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We invite all toy train enthusiasts—including kids—to visit and see what we have to offer.

Monday8:30 am — 4:30 pm
Tuesday8:30 am — 4:30 pm
Wednesday8:30 am — 4:30 pm
Thursday8:30 am — 4:30 pm
Friday8:30 am — 4:30 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Please note that because we are a specialized Library with a small staff, hours may be subject to change. Our hours also vary from those of the Museum. We request that visitors call ahead to confirm our open hours before dropping by. Call (717) 687-8623 ext. 108

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