First Quarter 2021
Vol. 5, No. 1
Mechanized Marvels: Hobbytown, Lindsay, and Pittman
by Tony Lucio — Co-editor Tony Lucio shares a look inside several vintage locomotive offerings and their intriguing drive mechanisms.
Operating Features to Operating Cars:
Ulrich’s Groundbreaking Efforts
by Tony Lucio — Continuing the look at Ulrich, co-editor Tony Lucio presents the manufacturer’s operating freight car models and operating accessories.
An Introduction to American Train & Track
by Tony Cook — Introduced in 1967 and gone by the early 1970s, this Wisconsin-based hobby importer offered an assortment of HO releases. Co-editor Tony Cook provides an overview of the line.
From Canvas to Carton: Packaging and Marketing TYCO
by Justin Discoe — A behind-the-scenes look at how TYCO’s packaging artwork was assembled; independent toy designer and photography teacher Justin Discoe shares insight into this eye-catching part of the hobby.