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Title: Railroad Eras for North America

Collection: N Scale Model Trains
Category: Prototypes and History
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Last Modification Date: 2018-01-18
At the request of several of our users, the curators for the N Scale Database designed a very rough Era system for model railroading. We use this for classifying the various body styles (model toolings) made for N Scale. Every model has an associated era and there are different ranges of eras for each major geography (North America, Europe, the United Kingdom and Japan).

This article serves to elucidate the eras we selected for North America. Here is what we came up with: We are aware that many people feel very passionately about these eras and their associated dates. The TroveStar N Scale curators do not pretend to be experts in this field, but we needed something to work with so here is what we have.
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