4th QUARTER 2022: Associate Editor Tony Lucio looks at interesting early SD40-2 diesel locomotive offerings in this edition. You’ll see GSB Rail and North American Rail’s attempts at reproducing EMD’s six-axle Dash 2 in HO.. All this and more in the 4th Quarter 2022 issue of HO Collector!

Attention Collectors: New York Central Pacemaker “Commodore Vanderbilt” is TrainWorld exclusive in HO

Attention Collectors: New York Central Pacemaker “Commodore Vanderbilt” is TrainWorld exclusive in HO

New York Central’s snazzy red and gray “Pacemaker” livery could be called TrainWorld’s official colors. The New York hobby dealer will have another NYC Pacemaker exclusive in HO soon!


Is It All About The Box?

Is It All About The Box?

There’s something about a box. Many collectors are equally attracted to a model’s package as much as to the replica itself.


North American Diesel’s SD40-2

North American Diesel’s SD40-2

One of the early entries in HO’s SD40-2 club was this offering from North American Diesel. The hobby needed an SD40-2, but was this the one?


Beautiful Boxes in Fourth Quarter 2022 HO Collector

Beautiful Boxes in Fourth Quarter 2022 HO Collector

There’s an array of interesting and intriguing vintage models boxed and waiting for you in the pages of HO Collector’s Fourth Quarter 2022 edition.


TYCO’s Last Best Year: 1982

TYCO’s Last Best Year: 1982

In ranking TYCO’s output during the Brown Box era (early 1970s into the 1990s), the year 1982 is a standout for the line.


TrainWorld’s Exclusive Santa Fe Blackbonnet in HO scale

TrainWorld’s Exclusive Santa Fe Blackbonnet in HO scale

In Broadway Limited Imports’ new release of HO-scale F3s, New York’s Trainworld has exclusive Santa Fe Blackbonnet F3s!


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