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    Prototype Girder Bridge Support

    My c. 1947-55 layout (the GN in Montana) has a 40-foot long dry creek bed and a through girder bridge in need of a supporting structure. In the prototype, would a girder bridge ever be supported across its entire length by a trestle only or, as I've seen in a few photos, by stone or concrete...
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    Question about building an N-Scale Bascule Lift Bridge

    Hi everyone, new to the forum here so I was hoping someone can help with some tips. Are there any rolling lift bridges available from any N Scale retailer, (Kato, Atlas, Faller, etc)??? If not, does anybody have advice on how to make a manually operated (not motorized) two track rolling...
  3. eTraxx

    For anyone building, thinking of building .. maybe .. once thought .. here is a website with literally .. thousands of bridges of all kinds. Now .. I would LOVE to see someone model the ACL Hillsborough River Railroad Bridge, Hillsborough County, Florida. All I can say is .. wow...
  4. Janesville East

    Janesville East

    An east bound freight crosses over a string of bridges into Janesville's S curve and on to the upper deck.
  5. Big Guy does the Mill

    Big Guy does the Mill

    CB&CNS 2003 ( John Galt) with a load of logs for the sawmill

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