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 Century 424

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AHM Alco Century 424

Roco produced a number of freight cars for AHM’s line, beginning the early 1960s with a PS-1 40-foot boxcar. The mid-1970s Alco Century 424 was Roco’s only diesel sold by AHM.


TYCO 62-foot Hi-Cube Boxcar

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TYCO 62-foot Hi-Cube Boxcar

Introduced in 1972-73, this was one of three 62-foot long box cars in the TYCO line. Oddly, TYCO only offered this car in two roadnames, both of which were fairly prototypical!


TYCO Steel Hauler Train Set

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TYCO Steel Hauler Train Set

A new entry in TYCO’s product line in 1981 was the Steel Hauler train set.


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