Train Sets

TYCO’s Big Logger sets

TYCO’s Big Logger sets

Introduced in 1980, TYCO’s “Big Logger” train set enjoyed at least two versions and appeared in the HO-scale electric train line for four years.

TYCO’s The General train set

TYCO’s The General train set

A 1950s TYCO train set release was “The General” that included a 4-4-0 steam locomotive.

TYCO’s G.I. Joe train set

TYCO’s G.I. Joe train set

TYCO’s first TV show-licensed offering of the 1980s was its popular G.I. Joe Electric Train & Battle Set release introduced in 1983.

TYCO’s Rambo Train & Battle Set

TYCO’s Rambo Train & Battle Set

One of TYCO’s movie and TV themed sets was 1986’s Rambo Electric Train and Battle Set

The Rock Island Line

The Rock Island Line

The Rock Island Line train set got its start in TYCO’s 1976 catalog.

TYCO’s Over & Under with Santa Fe F9A

TYCO’s Over & Under with Santa Fe F9A

During the early-to-mid 1970s, TYCO’s Over & Under set came with Santa Fe F9A power.

Cannonball Freight Set

Cannonball Freight Set

This long-serving HO train set included Life-Like’s F7A and F7B diesels and came in a number road names.

Life-Like’s 2-in-1 Combination set

Life-Like’s 2-in-1 Combination set

This early 1970s train set provided the owner with the ability to operate freight or passenger service.

Diesel Freight Set from Life-Like

Diesel Freight Set from Life-Like

C&NW was not the most common road name for a train set, but this offering is certainly typical of what made up a common set in the 1970s.

Life-Like’s High Iron

Life-Like’s High Iron

Featuring a 4-6-0 steam locomotive, the High Iron was among early 1970s Life-Like train set offerings.