Promoting Excellence in HO Scale Vehicle Modeling

Our highlight photo for Photo Gallery 688 is this very impressive auto carrier based on a 3D printed International S2200 truck tractor from Sergey Zawislak. We welcome first-time contributor Riccardo Gorini debuting in this Photo Gallery. Check out Sergey's terrific model and all the great companion models in our Photo Gallery 688! [posted 07/28/2016]


Our July New Products has seen announcements from Dan Goins of Zycon Models of a special series of built to order Mack M75SX prime movers hand built by William Ratcliffe, Athearn 53' Utility refrigerated trailers, and an unexpected and very exciting announcement from Rapido Trains of a sneak peek at the CAD renderings of Rapido's upcoming 1/87 scale model of the GMC New Look transit bus (shown here). Rapido informally introduced this model with a very amusing YouTube video. Check out all the details in our July New Products.


Who We Are, What We Do

The 1/87 Vehicle Club was established to promote the construction, use, and manufacture of prototypically accurate scale vehicle and equipment models specifically in 1/87 (HO) scale. 1/87 scale is most commonly referred to as "HO" scale because this is the scale of HO gauge model trains, by far the most popular scale for railroad modeling.

Our club assists in the exhibition, promotion, manufacturing, and production research of vehicles of all kinds in 1/87 (HO) scale. This web site and associated events are the place to meet and communicate with other people who are passionate about your hobby.

   Upcoming Events

Our highlight photo for Photo Gallery 687 is a spectacular model based on the Lindberg Mini-Lindy Ford F-750 cab built by Brandon Hintz. We welcome first-time contributors Lucas Gresham and Alex Forman debuting in this Photo Gallery. Check out Brandon's terrific model and all the great companion models in our Photo Gallery 687! [posted 07/10/2016]

Our feature photo for Photo Gallery 686 is beautiful vintage White Super Power truck tractor and trailer built from Sylvan Scale Models resin kits by Jeff Black. Check out Jeff's model and all the great companion models in our Photo Gallery 686! [posted 06/25/2016]

Our highlight photo for Photo Gallery 685 is another spectacular Canadian prototype model from Jim Groeneweg. This Western Star twin steer concrete mixer represents some serious kitbashing! Check out the details of Jim's build and all the great companion models in our Photo Gallery 685! [posted 06/12/2016]

We continue to update the Classic Mint Collectibles web site as we uncover more photos, some never before published. This is another of the projects we've recently completed, an archival web site for Classic Mint Collectibles. In case you're a recent "convert" to 1/87 scale or have only recently discovered our web site, Classic Mint Collectibles produced some of the most exquisite museum quality brass models of HO scale Peterbilt trucks, Komatsu and John Deere mining and construction equipment, and Talbert lowboy and Heil pneumatic bulk trailers from 2003 through 2009. Having been involved in the research and development of these models we feel uniquely qualified to keep the brand at the forefront of any discussion regarding high quality models in 1/87 scale. We'll be adding to the site and doing all we can to keep the content fresh so please check it out. We hope you enjoy the site! [posted 08/02/2013]

We invite you to check out the N Scale Vehicle Association's latest web site updates. Trainworx continues to announce a wide range of modern truck tractors and trailer in addition to the five new N scale tractor-trailer models based on movies and TV shows shown previously. Based on the photos these are going to be outstanding models and adds sorely needed North American prototype variety to N scale layouts and collections! Check it out!

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