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 Alco 1000

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AHM Alco 1000

During this model’s days in AHM’s catalog, it was labeled an “Alco 1000.” Many will recognize this early diesel switcher as an S-2 model. AHM’s HO-scale S-2 came to the line in the late-1960s around the same time as its Alco RS-2 release.


TYCO Super Hero Boxcars

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TYCO Super Hero Boxcars

TYCO’s late 1970s collection of colorful 50-foot plug door boxcar models featuring DC Comics favorites.


Diesel Freight Set from Life-Like

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Diesel Freight Set from Life-Like

C&NW was not the most common road name for a train set, but this offering is certainly typical of what made up a common set in the 1970s.


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