Locomotives

Models of steam, diesel, and electric locomotives have been produced by numerous manufacturers over the years.

Cox GP9

Cox GP9

One of two new HO-scale diesel locomotives introduced for its line in 1974 was this GP9 from Cox

Life-Like GP38-2 Diesel

Life-Like GP38-2 Diesel

Life-Like’s GP38-2 debuts in 1975 and marks the first EMD “Dash 2” diesel to arrive in ready-to-run plastic model form.

Life-Like F7

Life-Like F7

Among the original HO-scale diesel locomotive offerings from Life-Like in 1970 was this F7 offering.

ATT’s Alco Century 415

ATT’s Alco Century 415

Introduced in 1969, this HO-scale Century 415 was among the locomotives in American Train & Track’s line.

Mantua F7

Mantua F7

One of three diesel offerings to appear in the “new” Mantua’s catalog in 1978 was this F7A release.

Athearn EMD GP30

An early 1960s addition that didn’t last long in Athearn’s line was the four-axle GP30 diesel locomotive model.

Pemco EMD F9A

Pemco EMD F9A

Nearly every hobby manufacturer has marketed an F-unit, just as nearly every railroad rostered one. Pemco added to the HO F-unit world with its F9A in 1980.

Pemco EMD SD35

Pemco EMD SD35

Pemco’s only six-axle diesel locomotive model was this EMD SD35. In addition to a variety of U.S. railroad paint schemes, this model also came decorated for Canada’s Ontario Northland.

Pemco EMD F40PH (FP-40)

Pemco EMD F40PH (FP-40)

You’ll find reference by Pemco to its F40PH model as an “FP-40,” this four-axle 1970s EMD passenger diesel came in Amtrak and Burlington Northern.

Pemco Alco Century 430

Pemco Alco Century 430

The second plastic Alco Century 430 for the HO market came from Pemco in 1980.