THIRD QUARTER 2020: The latest HO Collector presents a favorite model with in-depth coverage and history. The 62-foot triple-dome tank car is a behemoth in the world of freight car models and came from several hobby companies. Tony Lucio presents them all and the development of this offering with loads of information and a wealth of images.
Annual catalogs and back issues of hobby magazines provide a wealth of information to help educate and guide the collector on what was made and when by various companies.
This RS-11 was the last new diesel release for Varney’s line in 1968 (rebranded Life-Like in 1970), produced by Yugoslavian manufacturer Mehano.
The Burlington Northern merger took effect on March 3, 1970, and with it came a number of new HO scale releases (both real and imagined) wearing the colorful Cascade Green.