The mission of the HO-Scale Trains Resource is to provide information relating to the history of ready-to-run model trains.  Specific product lines are presented with their own individual websites that provide the viewer with a look at what each company offered the model railroading hobby. Launched in 2000 with the “TYCO Trains Resource,” The HO-Scale Trains Resource has for over a decade been dedicated to being the foremost online resource of information regarding ready-to-run 1/87th model trains in the world.

AHM Challenger 4-6-6-4

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AHM Challenger 4-6-6-4

AHM adds this popular 4-6-6-4 Challenger to its line in 1977.


Train-Miniature’s Tobacco Road series

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Train-Miniature’s Tobacco Road series

Produced during the 1970s, Train-Miniature’s series of Tobacco Road boxcar kits features nearly 50 examples to seek out and add to your collection.


Big Hook Crane & Circus Set

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Big Hook Crane & Circus Set

Possibly the premiere train set offering in Life-Like’s original catalog of HO-scale electric trains was its Big Hook release.


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