Mikado 2-8-2 and Tender
Mikado 2-8-2 and TenderSanta Fe
No. 208-22 -1975 Release
TYCO's 1971-72; 1972-73;
and 1973-74 catalogs show a Pennsylvania Mikado (#208) retailing for $30, plus a a kit version (#7709) selling for $18. The
1974-75 catalog has the Pennsy Mikado for $32 and the kit version for $20. The 1975-76 catalog prices the Mikado at $40(R-T-R)
and $24(Kit); 1976 has the built version at $45. and the kit is $30. For 1977, the Mikado is $50 for built examples and the
kit is $34.
This steam locomotive is gone from TYCO's annual catalogs beginning with its 1978 edition.
This is the same year Mantua returns to HO-scale and brings marketing the bulk of the Mantua-TYCO steam line.
View imaages of the 1970s TYCO HO-scale Mikado Steam Locomotive, plus informaiton on detailing
this model from a classic 1976 Railroad Modeler magazine article.