The mission of the HO-Scale Trains Resource is to provide information relating to the history of ready-to-run model trains.  Specific product lines are presented with their own individual websites that provide the viewer with a look at what each company offered the model railroading hobby. Launched in 2000 with the “TYCO Trains Resource,” The HO-Scale Trains Resource has for over a decade been dedicated to being the foremost online resource of information regarding ready-to-run 1/87th model trains in the world.

Mantua F7

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Mantua F7

One of three diesel offerings to appear in the “new” Mantua’s catalog in 1978 was this F7A release.


AHM 40-foot PS-1 Boxcar

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AHM 40-foot PS-1 Boxcar

AHM’s original 40-foot Boxcar model is this Roco-made sliding-door example introduced in 1961.


Diesel Freight Set from Life-Like

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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.


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