Second Quarter 2019
Vol. 3, No. 2
Cars of the Good Old Days: The Central Valley Story
by Don Ball — The author shares his experiences and knowledge of vintage Central Valley freight car kits and related detail accessories in this interesting overview of this well-known hobby manufacturer.
C-Liners from A to Z: AHM Through IHC
by Tony Lucio — The second part of a survey of C-Liners picks up the story in the early 1960s with the model’s arrival in the AHM line and continues to its most recent appearance from IHC Hobby.
Big Pine Lumber
by Tony Cook — Introduced by Cox in the mid-1970s, this series of logging railroad accessories is an interesting group to consider collecting. This article presents the Big Pine Lumber line and follows its availability from the 1970s to the present.
Collecting American Railroads
by Tony Cook — This year marks the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike linking the U.S. by rail. There are many collectible items relating to this event. Take look at AHM’s American Railroads releases reproducing the train that operated during the 1969 centennial.