Train sets are complete starter packages offered by various model manufacturers that include a locomotive, cars, track, and a power pack. Some sets also include special accessories, such as trestles, tunnels, and buildings.
One of TYCO’s movie and TV themed sets was 1986’s Rambo Electric Train and Battle Set
The Rock Island Line train set got its start in TYCO’s 1976 catalog.
During the early-to-mid 1970s, TYCO’s Over & Under set came with Santa Fe F9A power.
This long-serving HO train set included Life-Like’s F7A and F7B diesels and came in a number road names.
This early 1970s train set provided the owner with the ability to operate freight or passenger service.
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.
Featuring a 4-6-0 steam locomotive, the High Iron was among early 1970s Life-Like train set offerings.
Possibly the premiere train set offering in Life-Like’s original catalog of HO-scale electric trains was its Big Hook release.
An early 1970s Life-Like train set included veteran Varney toolings.
From the mid-1960s, TYCO’s Mountain Master came with the buyer’s choice of Atlantic Coast Line or Union Pacific F9s.