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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...
The photographer's favorite spot called simply "The Loops". The author's "Texas Special" merchandise (train 242) headed by five SD units struggle with the 50 car train over the valley of early autumn yellow and green aspens.
It is my favorite spot because the trains pass...
engine Life Like\'s P2K 0-8-0 with ESU sound decoder, trestle scratchbuild, scenery at FREMO-modul with nearly two feet of track.
Tree build and engine weathered by my friend Peter.
Building the module
Westport Terminal RR
scratchbuild King post trestle, following an article in MR. This trestle is on a module, curved with 2m (nearly 7 feet) radius, 78 cm (nearly 3 feet) long.
This was my first American style modul.
Westport Terminal RR
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