Get more tips for building bridges and trestles on your layouts.
This second volume of articles from Model Railroaderoffers modelers more tips for building bridges and trestles on their layouts. New information and how-tos include modeling a highway underpass, building a viaduct, creating a stone arch bridge, and more. Modelers will learn how to use current kits plus get scratchbuilding tips.
• Includes expert instruction for modelers of all skill levels
• Highlights new techniques for building bridges out of concrete
• Provides detailed how-to photos for each project
Introduction Chapter 1: Bridge basics Chapter 2: Light-duty pile trestle Chapter 3: Bridges on an N scale levee Chapter 4: Santa Fe's T-rail trestle Chapter 5: Model a large concrete culvert Chapter 6: Modeling culverts Chapter 7: 3 common culverts Chapter 8: Model a concrete bridge with cement Chapter 9: Plate-girder bridge in N scale Chapter 10: Heavy-duty HO plate-girder deck bridge Chapter 11: Modeling a highway underpass Chapter 12: Modern highway overpass Chapter 13: 1950s highway overpass Chapter 14: Wood-deck pony truss highway bridge Chapter 15: Building a river crossing Chapter 16: Build a stone arch overpass in HO scale Chapter 17: Pin-connected through truss bridge Chapter 18: Kitbash an offset swing bridge in HO Chapter 19: Build an "uncovered" covered bridge Chapter 20: Lyon Brook viaduct Chapter 21: How to build a viaduct