HO Collector Third Quarter 2020
Bombastic Behemoths: The Infamous 62-foot Triple-Dome Tank Car • by Tony Lucio — Introduced in the 1970s, TYCO’s 62-foot triple-dome tank car is a curious addition to the company’s catalog. The model’s history and its several copies are presented by Tony Lucio.
The First and the Famous: HO’s Operating Hoppers • by Tony Lucio — One of HO’s all-time popular action accessories was adding an operating hopper spur to one’s pike. Co-editor Tony Lucio presents the classics in this category.
HO’s Yugoslavia Connection • by Tony Cook — An introduction and overview of Mehanotehnika (later Mehano) and its prolific production of model trains produced in Eastern Europe and exported around the world by Tony Cook.
Going in Circles • by Tony Cook — Co-editor Tony Cook shares the big, small, and surprising things to watch for when collecting catalogs.