2nd QUARTER 2017:  From the publishers of Railroad Model Craftsman and Model Railroad News comes the new HO Collector, a new quarterly magazine dedicated to collecting and operating vintage HO scale trains! While German diesel-hyraulic technology did not catch on here in the United States, models of these unique diesels were produced by AHM and Rivarossi for years. Tony Cook explores the history and development of the prototype and model. Tony Lucio explores the world of identifying and collection TYCO preproduction models. All this and more in thre 2nd Quarter 2017 issue of HO Collector!

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2nd Quarter 2017

Vol. 1, No. 2


TYCO Preprods: Never-Released Models

Tony Lucio explores the world of never-released pre-production models from TYCO, and offers tips for identifying and adding these rare models to your collection.

AHM’s Krauss-Maffei ML-4000

Diesel-hydraulic technology never quite caught on with American railroads, but its spirit lives on in model form. David Otte presents the history of this collector favorite.

All-Door Boxcars

Join Tony Cook for an examination of the models offered based on Pullman-Standard examples built for Southern Railway in the 1960s.

Railbox Models Part 2: Pullman-Standard

The second installment in this series surveying Railbox models looks at the prototypes and presents models based on cars manufactured by Pullman-Standard.

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