Rolling Stock

Rolling stock includes freight cars (like boxcars, flatcars, gondolas, hoppers, tank cars, and more), passenger cars (like baggage cars, combines, coaches, diners, pullmans and sleepers, observation cars, and more), as well as miscellaneous work equipment (like cranes and dump cars).

AHM Vinegar Car

AHM Vinegar Car

One of the more unique examples from Roco was the vinegar car model imported by AHM.

Life-Like Bicentennial Freight Cars

Life-Like Bicentennial Freight Cars

Life-Like joined in the craze for U.S. Bicentennial model trains with a number of releases, including this series of HO-scale rolling stock offerings.

Mantua’s 41-foot Steel Boxcar

Mantua’s 41-foot Steel Boxcar

Brought into Mantua’s line in 1983 was this 41-foot steel boxcar model. The tooling came from the Lindberg product line and dates to 1960.

Mantua Wood Refrigerator Car

Mantua Wood Refrigerator Car

One of the original Mantua-TYCO freight cars to appear in the second generation Mantua line was this 40-foot ice-hatch wood-side refrigerator car model.

Cox’s 40-foot Boxcar

Cox’s 40-foot Boxcar

In the 1970s, every line of model trains included a 40-foot boxcar and Cox was no exception. This is the Hong Kong version of the sliding-door boxcar cataloged beginning in 1974.

Train-Miniature’s Tobacco Road series

Train-Miniature’s Tobacco Road series

Produced during the 1970s, Train-Miniature’s series of Tobacco Road boxcar kits features nearly 50 examples to seek out and add to your collection.

Wide-Vision Caboose

Wide-Vision Caboose

A mid-1970s addition to TYCO’s rolling stock collection was the wide-vision caboose model.

TYCO 40-foot Refrigerator Car (metal)

TYCO 40-foot Refrigerator Car (metal)

Similar to the all-plastic 40-foot reefer car model, this version pre-dates that effort. Mantua-TYCO’s earlier example from the 1950s included a plastic shell with pressed-metal side panels.

TYCO Gondola

TYCO Gondola

One of the very first plastic freight cars from Mantua-TYCO was this 40-foot gondola model.