Mainline Unloader Bridge

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by railBuilderdhd, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. railBuilderdhd

    railBuilderdhd Member

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    I found an article in MRC about a bridge that has a chute for unloading to trucks below and thought it would be cool to model. So I started with a cheap bridge I got on eBay and I've posted my progress on my site. Please take a look and let me know what you think.
    http://rbdhd.t35.com/girderBridgeUnloader/
    rbDave
  2. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    Looks great,

    One thing I am thinking about is when the coal drops into the hole there will be some that spills into the bridge. This would give the opportunity for a sheet metal lip to make it easier to shove into the hole.
  3. railBuilderdhd

    railBuilderdhd Member

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    Yes, I'm still thinking about ways to incorporate the chute with the bridge. I have many ideas and I'm not sure what all the detail will be at this point.
    rbDave