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Toy Train Resource Links

The internet 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.

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.

Insurance for Train Collections

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

Publications and Websites

There are many excellent publications related to toy and model trains and many are available with as a digital subscription.
Kalmbach Publishing publishes a number of books about toy trains, and real ones too.
O Gauge Railroading a great resource for operating and modeling O scale layouts and trains.
Cowcatcher Magazine a blend between model and today’s railroad News.
RailServe what isn’t on RailServe? Shows, railroadiana, webcams, photos and much more.

About Real Railroads

Trains Magazine
Railfan and Railroad
Operation Lifesaver
Cyberspace World Railroad

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
How to Solder Metal

Boy Scout Railroading Merit Badge

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