Coming Soon

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?

Mechanical Marvels

November 19, 2020

Mechanical Marvels

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

An Intro to Ulrich

September 24, 2020

An Intro to Ulrich

One of the hobby pioneers, Ulrich is featured with an overview of the company and its releases in HO Collector’s Fourth Quarter 2020 edition.

Bachmann’s Old West in HO

September 12, 2020

Bachmann’s Old West in HO

Journey back to the Old West with Bachmann’s “The Great Iron Horse Train Robbery!” set.

Coming Soon: TYCO Virginian Alco C430s

May 28, 2020

Coming Soon: TYCO Virginian Alco C430s

The Fourth Quarter 2020 edition of HO Collector will include a survey of TYCO’s colorful Virginian Alco C-430 diesel locomotives.

Coming Soon: Revell Operating Hoppers

April 13, 2020

Coming Soon: Revell Operating Hoppers

The coming HO Collector will continue our coverage of Revell’s entry into the model train market, exploring the development of the Operating Hopper Set.

Coming Soon: An Intro to Revell Trains

January 20, 2020

Coming Soon: An Intro to Revell Trains

Frequently requested by HOC readers, Revell’s line of model trains will receive an overview in the 2nd Quarter 2020 edition. The line launched in the mid-1950s and includes many interesting catalogued items.

Coming Soon: The Short-Lived PEMCO Line

December 13, 2019

Coming Soon: The Short-Lived PEMCO Line

The 1st Quarter 2020 edition of HO Collector will present the short-lived PEMCO line of model trains. Available for a short time around 1980, this group of trains always generates questions from collectors.

Coming Soon: Life-Like’s McDonald’s

July 18, 2019

Coming Soon: Life-Like’s McDonald’s

The 4th Quarter 2019 edition of HO Collector will present Life-Like’s short-lived McDonald’s structure kit. Introduced in the early 1970s, despite featuring the famous McDonald’s name and look this HO structure didn’t stay on the market long. See this collector favorite and learn more about it!

Coming Soon: American GK’s Cancelled Trains

December 13, 2018

Coming Soon: American GK’s Cancelled Trains

Thanks to new information provided by the founder, we explore some of the enticing projects from American GK that unfortunately never made it to market.

Coming Soon: Varney’s Aerotrain

September 27, 2018

Coming Soon: Varney’s Aerotrain

Easily one of the most iconic models produced by Varney or any other hobby company in the 1950s was General Motors futuristic Aerotrain. Larry Gibbs returns to HO Collector with his second feature article and presents the history of Varney’s Aerotrain model for the 4th Quarter 2018 cover story.