Finally finished by bridge project

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Eddie Landreth, Nov 20, 2004.

  1. Eddie Landreth

    Eddie Landreth Member

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    Finally finished my bridge project

    At least the construction portion of it anyway. Just need to install it on the layout now. It's made from 3 of the Walthers double-track through truss bridges, with 2 of the Micro-Engineering steel viaduct towers. The ME towers are nice looking when finished, but the instructions are really bad. Painted it with red primer, with dustings of flat black and gray primer. Glad to have the construction phase of this behind me now.

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  2. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    Now that's a nice looking bridge. :thumb:
    The towers look great, they're a refreshing change from concrete piers.
  3. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I agree, the towers look great!
    Ralph
  4. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    This bridge will look great on any layout. Looking forward to seeing it on yours Eddie
  5. Tyson Rayles

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    Nice work Eddie, can't wait to see it installed and sceniced!
  6. Wyomingite

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    Great job, very very nice. Keep us posted.

    Ron :thumb: :thumb:
  7. spitfire

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    Super job on the bridge!!! I agree with the comments about the towers - they really add a lot. :thumb: :thumb:

    Val
  8. hoyle

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    woooooooooooooooooooow great bridge.
  9. Eddie Landreth

    Eddie Landreth Member

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    Thanks for the kind words, all. I plan on working on installing it this week and getting some scenicing started, so will post pics afterwards.
  10. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Great job Eddie!
  11. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

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    Eddie, I've already seen quite a lot of steel truss bridges - but as Ray already pointed out, these steel towers put the whole bridge in a class of its own! Your model looks beautiful, and the coloring is outstanding, too!

    I'm looking forward to see it 'planted' into your landscape!

    Ron
  12. hoyle

    hoyle Member

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    Will modern freights be crossing it.
  13. ak-milw

    ak-milw New Member

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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    ak-milw New Member

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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: looks great!!!
  15. Eddie Landreth

    Eddie Landreth Member

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    Hoyle - I'm set in 1963, so no moderns will be crossing this one. It's a time of early GPs for my layout.
  16. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Looks Great. Great Detail as well. :thumb: :thumb:
  17. NYC-BKO

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    One heck of a bridge, Eddie.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  18. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Excellent!

    Having seen some of your past work, Eddie, I'm not surprised that you've done such a fine job on this project. Simply superb. I can't wait to see it installed on your layout. :thumb: