My latest weathered bridges

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Gnscott

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I posted my other 100% rust bridges before I noticed there was a weathered section. I just did a couple more with a bright silver and Mohawk blend all powders for rust spots. They are n scale . Please let me know what you think and I’m not fishing for compliments. If you think there is something I could have done differently to make them better I promise I won’t take offense. I will include a couple pics of my rusty bridges too .
On a side note, these bridges didn’t come with track and I am using Kato unitrack. How do I secure the track to the bridge and how do I secure the flex track I bought for the bridges to the unitrack? Do I just use regular old metal rail joiners and just pull the unitrack joiners ?
 

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bigfoot13

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I think your RR maintenance department needs to allocate some more function for bridge maintenance. :) Nice looking job. Sorry. I don't have any experience with unitrack.
 

Smudge617

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Really nice weathering you've done, I can't help with the track issue I'm afraid, not a clue in fact. But, yeah, nice work on the bridges
 

Gnscott

Member
I think your RR maintenance department needs to allocate some more function for bridge maintenance. :) Nice looking job. Sorry. I don't have any experience with unitrack.
Absolutely. These are the bridges I am using . It’s a rail bridge that spans the Connecticut river in middletown, Ct. 4 150ft trestles and a 210ft swing bridge. They are 100% rust. A notable thing about this bridge is the video for Billy Joel’s song “river of dreams” was filmed on the bridge . Also right on the other side of that bridge is the brownstone quarry that supplied all the stone for the brownstones in NYC and Boston .
I have 8 out of my 10 bridges weathered and then I am weathering all the unitrack. It’s a ton of work before I can even run a train but I want to do it as right as I can .
 

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kjd

Go make something!
. How do I secure the track to the bridge and how do I secure the flex track I bought for the bridges to the unitrack? Do I just use regular old metal rail joiners and just pull the unitrack joiners ?
If that works, that's what I'd do. There isn't a "correct" way, if it works, it's good.
 




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