HO Collector Fourth Quarter 2019
Uncoiling a Mystery: Evans Integral Cover Coil Car • by Tony Lucio — Examine Kader’s early 1970s coil car model and its Evans prototype. This popular freight car appeared in several product lines.
TYCO’s mid-1960s Chrome — TYCO offered selections from its line featuring chrome finish beginning in 1964. Among the planned releases was to be a return of the 1950s Talgo Train.
Life-Like’s BUILDEMS Line of the early • by Tony Cook — Survey Life-Like’s structure kits of the early 1970s, including one of the most sought-after collectibles, a reproduction of a McDonald’s restaurant in HO scale.
An Introduction to Train-Miniature • by Tony Cook — A favorite line of collectors, Train-Miniature produced a wide assortment of road names and collector series releases for its freight car kits. Take a look at the beginnings of this popular company.
An HO Predecessor: Bing Table Top Railway • by Joe Kurilec — The author presents his first HO Collector feature with this intriguing look at a line of model trains that helped establish the hoband HO scale itself.