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.
The elegant E8-A came from Rivarossi and was a great choice for pulling the many scale-length plastic passenger cars included in AHM’s catalog. Introduced in the mid-1960s, this E-unit tooling went on to careers with Con-Cor and IHC, after AHM’s demise.
Through its eleven-year run from 1972 through 1983, M*A*S*H was one of the highest-rated television shows in history. Bachmann licensed the M*A*S*H name from 20th Century-Fox for this train set that debuts in the 1983 catalog.