How your automobiles and trucks can help set the era

Many of us put a lot of work into having just the right era freight cars and locomotives.  A bit of effort on your automobiles and trucks can also help evoke your desired era.  It is not always easy to research the date of some vehicles, but it is worth your time as shown below on B. Smith’s Limpia Canyon Northern.

Early 1960s.

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Mid 1960’s.
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Late 1960’s
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Mid 1970’s  (Don’t have a date for the tank truck, any readers have an idea?)
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1980’s
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Doesn’t have to be perfect, but getting close will really make a difference.
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2 thoughts on “How your automobiles and trucks can help set the era

  1. That yellow tank truck is relatively recent. Dating closer to the early 2000s than the 70s. The headlights are a dead giveaway. It was rare to see headlights that weren’t round well into the 80s.

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