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.

Athearn EMD FP45

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Athearn EMD FP45

One of two EMD cowl-body six-axle diesels that joined Athearn’s line in the 1970s was the FP45.


TYCO Gondola

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TYCO Gondola

One of the very first plastic freight cars from Mantua-TYCO was this 40-foot gondola model.


Dockside Switcher Freight

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Dockside Switcher Freight

An early 1970s Life-Like train set included veteran Varney toolings.


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