UP derailment in Houston

Discussion in 'The Real Thing- North America' started by guppyman, Feb 20, 2004.

  1. guppyman

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    That is going to be one ticklish problem.
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    A challange indeed!!! The extra pix`s show a lot of the detail.
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    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    couplers = "hitches":rolleyes:
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    Good thing that the engines were not on that spot when it gave way.:eek: :eek:
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    That's not too far from where I live. I think that a picture of this bridge appeared in an issue of Model Railroader a year or two ago (it was a bridge on or near that line, at any rate). I dug through my collection, but couldn't find it...must've thrown it away...:(

    Anyway, the bridge is an interesting mix of different styles: wooden trestle, plate girder, trusses, etc. The little blurb about it in MR highlighted this fact...