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Computer program written in BASIC calculates the appropriate depth and span combinations for a realistic plate girder bridge.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1990 (v.57#6) pg. 104

Building a drop bridge which can span an aisle or doorway. Includes electrical interlocks to prevent accidents when the span is open.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1990 (v.57#7) pg. 78

Building Black Bear bridge. A spectacular HO model based on the Canadian Pacific's Stoney Creek bridge near Rogers Pass in the Canadian Rockies.
MODEL RAILROADER Apr 1991 (v.58#4) pg. 86

Build a simple HO scale highway bridge by converting the Atlas plate girder bridge.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1993 (v.60#7) pg. 68

It's September 1950 on the Pennsylvania RR. Part 8. Adding bridges and water to the layout.
MODEL RAILROADER Aug 1993 (v.60#8) pg. 66

Build an "uncovered" covered bridge. An HO scale model of a wood truss bridge with covered sides.
MODEL RAILROADER Aug 1993 (v.60#8) pg. 94

Santa Fe's T-rail trestle. Scale drawings of an unusual prototype bridge that used old steel rail for stringers.
MODEL RAILROADER Oct 1993 (v.60#10) pg. 97

Swinging bridges solve layout entrance problems. How to combine a door-mounted truss bridge, a bascule bridge and electrical switches to allow the door to open into the center of an around-the-walls layout.
MODEL RAILROADER Mar 1994 (v.61#3) pg. 112

Build an A-frame timber bridge in HO scale.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1994 (v.61#7) pg. 84

Tip on simulating smoke stains on bridge and tunnel portals.
MODEL RAILROADER Jan 1995 (v.62#1) pg. 175

Building believable bridges. Planning, building and installing bridges that look correct. Ideas for through girder, through truss, deck girder and wooden trestle bridges.
MODEL RAILROADER Oct 1995 (v.62#10) pg. 116

Building a river crossing spanned by a bridge. An update on foam board construction.
MODEL RAILROADER Sep 1996 (v.63#9) pg. 72

Wisconsin Central in N scale. Part 5. Initial scenery. Hills, roads, grade crossings, and bridges.
MODEL RAILROADER Nov 1997 (v.64#11) pg. 82

Build a swinging gate (bridge) to give access to the interior of a model railroad layout without having to duck underneath the track.
MODEL RAILROADER Mar 1998 (v.65#3) pg. 94

A pin-connected truss bridge. Detailed photos and drawings for modeling this classic railroad bridge which has served both narrow and standard gauge.
MODEL RAILROADER Apr 1998 (v.65#4) pg. 88

Modeling a bridge-building scene in N scale.
MODEL RAILROADER Aug 1998 (v.65#8) pg. 96

Allegheny Midland's Coal Fork Extension. Part 5. Bridges, coal tipples, and company housing.
MODEL RAILROADER Oct 1998 (v.65#10) pg. 76

Simulating a highway bridge with a wooden deck and steel truss sides.
MODEL RAILROADER Jan 1999 (v.66#1) pg. 165

Lyon Brook viaduct (Norwich, NY). Modeling an 820-foot steel trestle and truss bridge from the New York, Ontario & Western Ry.
MODEL RAILROADER Mar 1999 (v.66#3) pg. 92

Build a magnetic lift-out bridge. Latches secure this removable connection across an aisle.
MODEL RAILROADER Dec 1999 (v.66#12) pg. 97

Constructing a large viaduct to span a valley floor or river bed.
MODEL RAILWAYS [2] Jun 1991 (v.8#6) pg. 284