2nd QUARTER 2021: Amtrak celebrates a milestone marking 50 years of service to rail travelers. HO Collector looks back the first ready-to-run models produced in Amtrak livery from the early 1970s. This edition also introduces a new series by Tim Garner on his time working for Life-Like. All this and more in the 2nd Quarter 2021 issue of HO Collector!

White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions announces its acquisition of Diesel Era magazine.


Emptying My Piggy Bank for Amtrak

Emptying My Piggy Bank for Amtrak

Remember buying a model with your own money when you were a kid?


Matchbox Railroad GP20

Matchbox Railroad GP20

Do you have the mid-1990s Matchbox Railroad train set made by Mantua?


IHC-Hobby Fantasy GG-1s

IHC-Hobby Fantasy GG-1s

A colorful collection of “what if” models from IHC Hobby was the company’s run of “Catenary Collectibles” GG-1s.


TYCO’s Claim to Amtrak Fame

TYCO’s Claim to Amtrak Fame

What was the first HO-scale model released in Amtrak livery? In the 2nd Quarter HO Collector, you’ll


Northern Pacific’s A-3 4-8-4 steam locomotive from Pacific Fast Mail

Northern Pacific’s A-3 4-8-4 steam locomotive from Pacific Fast Mail

Big steam and impressive brass handcrafted workmanship is found in Fujiyama’s NP 4-8-4 steam locomotive imported by Pacific Fast Mail in the 1970s.


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