Train Sets

Big Hook Crane & Circus Set

Big Hook Crane & Circus Set

Possibly the premiere train set offering in Life-Like’s original catalog of HO-scale electric trains was its Big Hook release.

Dockside Switcher Freight

Dockside Switcher Freight

An early 1970s Life-Like train set included veteran Varney toolings.

TYCO’s Mountain Master

TYCO’s Mountain Master

From the mid-1960s, TYCO’s Mountain Master came with the buyer’s choice of Atlantic Coast Line or Union Pacific F9s.

AHM’s Jumpin’ GI Jeep

AHM’s Jumpin’ GI Jeep

A military-themed HO-scale train set from AHM in the early 1960s.

The Silver Streak from TYCO

The Silver Streak from TYCO

Introduced in the late 1970s, this popular TYCO HO-scale train set was the beginning for many hobbyists into the world of model railroading.

Lionel-HO’s The Santa Fe

Lionel-HO’s The Santa Fe

Lionel’s The Santa Fe train set makes appearances across all of the manufacturer’s 1970s catalogs (1974-1977).

The Great Northern from Lionel-HO

The Great Northern from Lionel-HO

One of four train sets present in Lionel-HO’s 1974 product catalog was The Great Northern with an Alco FA-2 diesel.

The Conrail Freight

The Conrail Freight

A blue F9A led The Conrail Freight introduced in TYCO’s 1980 catalog.

Bachmann’s F9 Diesel A Unit and Four Cars

Bachmann’s F9 Diesel A Unit and Four Cars

One of two HO-scale trains sets that helped launch Bachmann’s line in 1970 was this F9A-equipped release.

Bachmann’s GP40 and Five Cars

Bachmann’s GP40 and Five Cars

One of two HO-scale trains sets that helped launch Bachmann’s line in 1970 was this GP40 diesel offering.