FIRST QUARTER 2021: Opening our fifth year of publication, co-editor Tony Lucio opens some vintage HO scale locomotives to inspect and discuss their drive mechanisms in “Mechanical Marvels.” This edition also features a behind-the-scenes story on TYCO artwork and an overview of American Train & Track. All this and more in the First Quarter 2021 issue of HO Collector!

Westside’s GS-6 4-8-4 Northern Steam Locomotive

Westside’s GS-6 4-8-4 Northern Steam Locomotive

Westside Model Company’s mid-1970s brass replica of the GS-6 Northern-type 4-8-4 steam locomotive.


Uncommon FT Diesel Locomotive

Uncommon FT Diesel Locomotive

Produced for the Canadian market and not cataloged in the U.S., this Canadian National FT diesel locomotive is an uncommon Bachmann release.


Roundhouse’s Sand & Gravel Hopper

Roundhouse’s Sand & Gravel Hopper

Introduced in the mid-1970s, this sand & gravel hopper car kit was produced by Model Die Casting/Roundhouse.


Jouef Turboliner coming for 2nd Quarter 2021

Jouef Turboliner coming for 2nd Quarter 2021

HO Collector’s 2nd Quarter 2021 edition celebrates Amtrak’s 50th Anniversary with a look at models released during the passenger carrier’s first decade.


Tracing Shorty Heavyweights

Tracing Shorty Heavyweights

A classic set of models with a long history in the hobby is this shorty heavyweight passenger car collection.


From Canvas To Carton: Packaging and Marketing TYCO

From Canvas To Carton: Packaging and Marketing TYCO

There’s a variety of topics presented in HO Collector’s First Quarter 2021 edition, including a story on TYCO artwork.


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