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).

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.

TYCO Covered Hopper

TYCO Covered Hopper

The covered hopper was a new addition to TYCO rolling stock in 1973 and included decorations released, as well as some that didn’t see regular production.

TYCO 62-foot Hi-Cube Boxcar

TYCO 62-foot Hi-Cube Boxcar

Introduced in 1972-73, this was one of three 62-foot long box cars in the TYCO line. Oddly, TYCO only offered this car in two roadnames, both of which were fairly prototypical!

TYCO 50th Anniversary Boxcar

TYCO 50th Anniversary Boxcar

TYCO’s 1976 catalog is the 50th Anniversary edition for the company. The TYCO name does not actually date back to 1926, but refers to the formation of Mantua Metal Products.

TYCO Super Hero Boxcars

TYCO Super Hero Boxcars

TYCO’s late 1970s collection of colorful 50-foot plug door boxcar models featuring DC Comics favorites.

AHM 60-foot Single-Door Boxcar

AHM 60-foot Single-Door Boxcar

An AHM model that is not thought to exist is this 60-foot Single-Door Boxcar announced in the early 1970s.

AHM 50-foot Plug-Door Boxcar

AHM 50-foot Plug-Door Boxcar

AHM’s 50-foot Plug-Door Boxcar models make an interesting mix of different toolings and uncommon promotional offerings.

AHM 50-foot Double-Plug Door Boxcar

AHM 50-foot Double-Plug Door Boxcar

AHM adds this model in the 1980s and it is only known to exist in two road names.

AHM 50-foot Combination-Door Boxcar

AHM 50-foot Combination-Door Boxcar

AHM’s 50-foot Combination-Door Boxcar included a plug-door and sliding-door design.