HO Collector Second Quarter 2019
Cars of the Good Old Days: The Central Valley Story • by Don Ball — The author shares his experiences and knowledge of vintage Central Valley freight car kits and related detail accessories in this interesting overview of this well-known hobby manufacturer.
C-Liners from A to Z:AHM Through IHC • by Tony Lucio — The second part of a survey of C-Liners picks up the story in the early 1960s with the model’s arrival in the AHM line and continues to its most recent appearance from IHC Hobby.
Big Pine Lumber • by Tony Cook — Introduced by Cox in the mid-1970s, this series of logging railroad accessories is an interesting group to consider collecting. This article presents the Big Pine Lumber line and follows its availability from the 1970s to the present.
Collecting American Railroads • by Tony Cook — This year marks the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike linking the U.S. by rail. There are many collectible items relating to this event. Take look at AHM’s American Railroads releases reproducing the train that operated during the 1969 centennial.