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

August 18, 2022

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!

TrainWorld’s Exclusive Santa Fe Blackbonnet in HO scale

April 12, 2022

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!

Future Collectibles: Athearn Genesis “Legendary Liveries” FP45s

March 21, 2022

Future Collectibles: Athearn Genesis “Legendary Liveries” FP45s

A new production of Athearn Genesis FP45 diesel locomotives includes a trio of amazing “Future Collectibles.”

Future Collectibles: Atlas Trainmain Beer Boxcars

December 26, 2021

Future Collectibles: Atlas Trainmain Beer Boxcars

Atlas’ Trainmain-series HO-scale boxcars decorated for beer brands have arrived. Do you have all six?

Westside’s SP 0-6-0T Shop Switcher

September 15, 2021

Westside’s SP 0-6-0T Shop Switcher

An interesting prototype makes for a neat brass collectible, Westside Model Company’s SP 0-6-0T Shop Switcher.

Tetsudo-Moki-Sha Rio Grande Boxcar

June 23, 2021

Tetsudo-Moki-Sha Rio Grande Boxcar

A 1950s era Japanese-made 40-foot boxcar from Tetsudo-Mokei-Sha is part of a series being researched by HO Collector.

Tru-Scale Models’ Ready-Bilt Homes

April 26, 2021

Tru-Scale Models’ Ready-Bilt Homes

An uncommon item, Tru-Scale Models’ Ready-Bilt Homes series provided illuminated, assembled, and decorated HO structures.

Matchbox Railroad GP20

March 25, 2021

Matchbox Railroad GP20

Do you have the mid-1990s Matchbox Railroad train set made by Mantua?

Northern Pacific’s A-3 4-8-4 steam locomotive from Pacific Fast Mail

March 12, 2021

Northern Pacific’s A-3 4-8-4 steam locomotive from Pacific Fast Mail

Big steam and impressive brass handcrafted workmanship is found in Fujiyama’s NP 4-8-4 steam locomotive imported by Pacific Fast Mail in the 1970s.

Westside’s GS-6 4-8-4 Northern Steam Locomotive

February 12, 2021

Westside’s GS-6 4-8-4 Northern Steam Locomotive

Westside Model Company’s mid-1970s brass replica of the GS-6 Northern-type 4-8-4 steam locomotive.