Collections of Railway Memorabilia

Some people enjoy collecting railway memorabilia.  What's not to like about looking through old timetables, re-reading a book on railway history or having an old lantern adorn a shelf.  How to manage your collection is a big question.  We are sometimes asked how to gift or monetize a collection.  In that light we've put together the following document in the hope that it provides a starting point in your research.