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The Train Collectors Association is one of the world's largest and most prestigious collecting societies.

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Each TCA website has its own search engine, which searches only the content on that site. The special search engine below will look in the following websites all at once: (TCA's gateway site) (The site for major content for members and about TCA)

TCA e* (TCA's online magazine, with all issues since 2002) - National Toy Train Museum and Library

TCA x-change (some functions available only to logged-in members )

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NOTE: since this engine looks in so many places, you may get a lot of results to sort through! Generally, use this multi-site search only if your individual site search has not been sufficient.

A search engine is helpful, but is no substitute for serious research. You can also perform searches in our growing Online Library Catalog.

Also note that some content which is password-protected for members only may not be disclosed. A dedicated search engine is available to members to search all of TCA's scanned Train Collectors Quarterlies (login required). 

For additional detailed guidance about finding toy train information resources, go here.







Train Collectors Association Mission Statement:
"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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