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.

Athearn EMD SDP40

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Athearn EMD SDP40

Athearn’s steam generator-equipped SD40 model from 1966 replicated Electro-Motive Division’s SDP40 passenger diesel sold to Great Northern and NdeM, and included a number of fantasy road names as well.


AHM 41-foot High-Cube Boxcar

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AHM 41-foot High-Cube Boxcar

AHM offered a version of the Kader-made 41-foot High-Cube Boxcar in the 1970s.


Bachmann’s F9 Diesel A Unit and Four Cars

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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.


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