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January 13, 2017
Operating accessories add to the fun of model railroading. Examples exist in every popular hobby scale. The HO market enjoyed a boom in this segment during the 1970s. Among the prolific producers of these items was Bachmann Trains.
December 20, 2016
Pacific Fast Mail was the biggest name in model railroad brass imports from the 1950s into the 1980s. While the majority of PFM’s brass releases were HO-scale steam locomotive replicas, the line included a number of diesel locomotives over the years.
November 22, 2016
Wishing for a train set for Christmas is a well-remembered investment of a young model railroader’s time. What could have appeared under your tree 50 years ago?
November 7, 2016
Introduced in the early 1960s, The Lindberg Line of HO-scale model trains is a modest group of releases (and non-releases) that nonetheless forged an interesting legacy in the hobby that continue to resonate today.
September 1, 2016
The history of TYCO trains can be traced back to founder John Tyler, a pioneer in HO scale who began selling trains under the Mantua name in the 1930s.
July 2, 2016
White River Productions announces a new quarterly magazine publication coming for 2017. HO Collector will fill a void in the hobby market by serving those with an interest in older, vintage, and classic model trains.