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.

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Third Quarter 2020

Vol. 4, No. 3


Bombastic Behemoths:
The Infamous 62-foot Triple-Dome Tank Car

by Tony Lucio — Introduced in the 1970s, TYCO’s 62-foot triple-dome tank car is a curious addition to the company’s catalog. The model’s history and its several copies are presented by Tony Lucio.

The First and the Famous:
HO’s Operating Hoppers

by Tony Lucio — One of HO’s all-time popular action accessories was adding an operating hopper spur to one’s pike. Co-editor Tony Lucio presents the classics in this category.

HO’s Yugoslavia Connection

by Tony Cook — An introduction and overview of Mehanotehnika (later Mehano) and its prolific production of model trains produced in Eastern Europe and exported around the world by Tony Cook.

Going in Circles

by Tony Cook — Co-editor Tony Cook shares the big, small, and surprising things to watch for when collecting catalogs.

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