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!

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.


Amtrak 50th Anniversary E8 coming from Rapido Trains

Amtrak 50th Anniversary E8 coming from Rapido Trains

A limited edition Amtrak 4316 has been announced by Rapido Trains for release with the company’s first production of HO-scale E8A and E8B units.


American Train & Track’s Container Car

American Train & Track’s Container Car

One of the more intriguing freight car releases from American Train & Track was this container car offering.


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