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 Casey Jones 4-6-0

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AHM Casey Jones 4-6-0

This famous Illinois Central 4-6-0 came to AHM’s line in 1969 and was also part of the company’s O-scale offerings.


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.


Life-Like’s 2-in-1 Combination set

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Life-Like’s 2-in-1 Combination set

This early 1970s train set provided the owner with the ability to operate freight or passenger service.


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