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).
Reproducing an interesting prototype, AHM’s Helium Carrier came from Roco in Austria
One of the more unique examples from Roco was the vinegar car model imported by AHM.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A mid-1970s addition to TYCO’s rolling stock collection was the wide-vision caboose model.
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.