Third Quarter 2021
Vol. 5, No. 3
Was HO’s Kentucky Fried Chicken Really Life-Like? How a Classic Kit Came to Be
by Tony Lucio — Co-editor Tony Lucio presents a recently uncovered archive detailing the process that brought a well-known structure kit to market in the mid-1970s.
Old-School Modeling: AHM/Roco’s Flexi-Flo Hopper
by Brian Banna — Brian Banna shows how he’s found new fun in the hobby by returning to vintage models and doing kitbashing and upgrades.
Mantua’s Matchbox Railroad Set
by Tony Cook — An uncatalogued release from the mid-1990s from Mantua is one of several Matchbox-themed releases. Co-editor Tony Cook shares some information and presents this interesting set.
The Spirit of America
by Tony Cook — TYCO’s 1890s passenger car models served in a Bicentennial-themed train set decorated with Spirit of ‘76 markings. Take a look at these two models and discover some history on this tooling.