FOURTH QUARTER 2020: We explore Bachmann’s “Wild West Adventure” series introduced in the 1970s and see the train sets, locomotives, rolling stock, and structures that made up this exciting group of models that are fun collector’s items today. All this and more in the Fourth Quarter 2020 issue of HO Collector!

Mechanical Marvels

Mechanical Marvels

The 1st Quarter 2021 HO Collector will include several great articles including “Mechanical Marvels” by Tony Lucio.


Renwal Bridge and Pier Set

Renwal Bridge and Pier Set

Renwal’s Bridge & Trestle set is one of several offerings released by the company.


New York Central System Historical Society 50th Anniversary Boxcar

New York Central System Historical Society 50th Anniversary Boxcar

The New York Central System Historical Society marks its 50th anniversary in 2020 and the group has a specially made model offering commemorating this milestone. A New York Central 40-foot sliding door boxcar produced by MTH Trains for the society.


Collecting MTH Trains

Collecting MTH Trains

MTH Trains announced in mid-2020 that the company’s owner was retiring … what does this mean for collectors?


Fleischmann’s Chicago & North Western Switcher

Fleischmann’s Chicago & North Western Switcher

From the 1950s and West German hobby line Fleischmann came what might be the first C&NW decorated ready-to-run diesel locomotive model in HO scale.


Varney in the late 1960s

Varney in the late 1960s

An HO pioneer, Varney was nearing the end of its run in the hobby by the late 1960s.


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