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 Metal Boxcar

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AHM Metal Boxcar

A late-1970s production from AHM was labeled its “Metal Boxcar,” though this model was plastic and featured tooling dating to the early-1960s Rivarossi model.


Big Hook Crane & Circus Set

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Big Hook Crane & Circus Set

Possibly the premiere train set offering in Life-Like’s original catalog of HO-scale electric trains was its Big Hook release.


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