The archive of the German Steam Locomotive Museum comprises a plethora of interesting collection on the subject of steam locomotives and railway in Upper Franconia.
Among others, the collection of Horst Troche, head of the main department of the Bundesbahn headquarters who was responsible for all sites of the Deutsche Bahn, is stored here. There is also information on numerous series of steam locomotives and their maintenance.
The collections in the archive are incrementally reviewed and provided for online research. With prior appointment, the archive can be accessed on-site.