SECOND QUARTER 2019: The second part of Tony Lucio’s survey of Fairbanks-Morse C-Liner diesel locomotive models presents AHM and IHC Hobby offerings. This feature covers this well-known HO replica from the early 1960s through its most recent release in the late 1990s. Also in this edition you’ll find a history of Central Valley models, Cox’s Big Pine Lumber series, and AHM’s American Railroads releases. All this and more in the Second Quarter 2019 issue of HO Collector!

TYCO’s Chessie System SD24 Diesel

TYCO’s Chessie System SD24 Diesel

TYCO’s HO-scale SD24 model came in several liveries during its run, with the Chessie System release as one of the more eye-catching offerings.


The Little Engine That Could: The Ubiquitous Dockside Switcher

The Little Engine That Could: The Ubiquitous Dockside Switcher

Baltimore & Ohio’s stubby little C-16 class steam locomotive has provided the inspiration for HO scale models in plastic and metal since the 1950s.


Things We Never Kept

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Things We Never Kept

What makes vintage HO literature challenging is not the lack of publications and related materials produced over the years, but the lack of retention of those now-precious items.


AHM’s EMD SD40 Diesel

AHM’s EMD SD40 Diesel

The first production HO-scale model of Electro-Motive Division’s (EMD) SD40 diesel locomotive arrived in the late 1970s and came from Yugoslavia and appeared in AHM’s catalog.


Coming Soon: American GK’s Cancelled Trains

Coming Soon: American GK’s Cancelled Trains

Thanks to new information provided by the founder, we explore some of the enticing projects from American GK that unfortunately never made it to market.


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