Bridge pics wanted...Please :-)

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  1. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member

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    Hiya folks,

    If anyone has any bridge pics from thier layouts that they could easily find and post in this thread, I would greatly appreciate it. I'm going blind scrolling thru threads after searching the forum for 'bridge'...lol


    Any kind of bridge will do, any kind at all. Maybe this thread could become the 'bridge library' for future searchers.

    Thanks in advance to all who participate! :)
  2. kettlestack

    kettlestack Member

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    Here's my (HO) scratchbuilt Warren Truss bridge.

    Errol

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  3. scoobyloven

    scoobyloven Member

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    here is a shot of two of my bridges the span a total of 30 inches

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  4. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Here's my scratchbuilt trestle bridge.

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  5. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

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    Scoob, I still think that's one of my fave shots ever on The Gauge.......

    I had a closer one of the Shane & Bailey, but it got lost in the most recent website revision . . . . .

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  6. marty w.

    marty w. Member

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    Here's another HO bridge.
    Marty

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  7. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    This is a picture of the only bridge on my layout(so far), its a plate girder with a ballasted deck.
    Micro-Engineering makes it, if thats any help.

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  8. alex_mrrkb

    alex_mrrkb Member

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    And here's an N scale plate girder made by Atlas, kitbashed to become a "diesel service" bridge :)
  9. alex_mrrkb

    alex_mrrkb Member

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    Sorry, forgot to attach the file :)

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  10. YakkoWarner

    YakkoWarner Member

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    Here's one:

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  11. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member

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    :eek: :eek: WOW :eek: :eek:

    Thank you, thank you everyone!! What a great response so far, I think we may just have a 'bridge library' WELL underway here!

    My brains running full speed with ideas now! Thanks again and come on the rest of you..."put up your bridge pics!!"
  12. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    aartwmich,
    Here is a pair of vertical lift bridges, a pair of deck truss bridges, and a steel arch bridge.

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  13. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

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    Here is my trestle. Not very good photo because of cheap camara.

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  14. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Here's Another One (N Scale)

    I cut the plate girders off of one of those little Atlas bridges, glued them to a piece of flex-track, added gaurdf timbers & stringers made from strip styrene, & made the masonary piers from sheet styrene, covered with H&R stone sheet. I also glued an HO( box girder between the plate girders to give it a "bottom", for those "prying eyes"...:D

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  15. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Those are some great pics! Wonderful work everybody!!! I'd love to see along tain pass through those three bridge Marty! Terrific work, you scratchbuilders!!

    Pete, would you be willing to take a few more shots of the vertical lift bridges from different angles? Did you kitbash this structure?
    Ralph
  16. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    Ralph,
    Each vertical lift is:
    1- Atlas through truss bridge.
    4- Atlas HO pier girders
    8- Atlas N pier girders
    8- Grandt line 43" cable sheaves ( for the lift)
    2- Virnex industries pumps ( lift motors)
    2- pieces balsa block ( counterweights)
    several lengths of Plastruc "I" beam
    some scrap styrene sheet
    about 8' of 00 ("two ought") deknatel surgical silk ( lift cables )
    about a pound and a half of inventive imagination, and a whole lot of gleeful hacking with a razor saw!
    Pete
  17. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Thanks for the parts list Pete! I might make one for a road that goes off the layout over a river...Actually I'll only be modeling one half of it since its close to the layout edge. Thanks for the inspiration!
    Ralph
  18. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Here's a couple of prototype bridges:

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  19. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    and another...

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  20. interurban

    interurban Active Member

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    Try these.

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