Here’s a sneak preview of what we are working on for future issues of HO Collector! We need your help, though. Do you have information you can share with us about your favorite vintage HO trains?
July 11, 2017
HO Collector’s third edition arrives this summer with Athearn Blue Box diesels on its cover! The new 3rd Quarter 2017 edition of HOC presents a 12-page Athearn Blue Box-Era Diesel Timeline, a continuing examination of TYCO pre-production models, the unique TYCO/Mantua Plymouth Diesel, and a look at the early HO scale trains from Gilbert!
March 30, 2017
HO Collector’s second edition arrives this spring with AHM’s Krauss-Maffei on its cover! David Otte will examine this 1960s unique diesel hydraulic model. Learn about the prototype and discover more about this popular release!
January 18, 2017
Coming soon to HO Collector is the story of the all-door boxcar model, which first appeared in the 1960s. Explore the different models produced over the years and learn about the prototype they were based on.
December 31, 2016
Revell’s HO-scale train line was introduced in 1956. According to Thomas Graham’s book Remembering Revell Model Kits, management changes and poor response to the HO-scale train line caused its demise in the early 1960s. Can you help us track down more information for a future issue of HO Collector?
October 30, 2016
A very interesting and very early line of HO-scale model railroading was Gilbert’s Tru-Model Trains released prior to World War II. Can you help us track down more information for a future issue of HO Collector?