Guide Bridges Trestles Tunnels

Kalmbach Publishing


12452 The Model Railroad Guide to Bridges, Trestles & Tunnels by Jeff Wilson Prolific Kalmbach author Jeff Wilson shows modelers how to re-create numerous types of railroad and highway bridges based on prototype designs. Divided into chapters by bridge type, each chapter shows several prototype examples and demonstrates techniques for modeling, painting, weathering, and installing the models on a layout. • Covers the history of railroad bridges, trestles, and tunnels • Includes specific details for modeling iron and steel truss bridges, plate girder bridges, concrete bridges, lift bridges, tunnels, and more • Lists currently available models • Ideal for intermediate and advanced hobbyists Table of Contents: Introduction Chapter 1: Bridge basics Chapter 2: Culverts and beam bridges Chapter 3: Trestles Chapter 4: Plate-girder bridges Chapter 5: Truss bridges Chapter 6: Stone and concrete bridges Chapter 7: Movable bridges Chapter 8: Highway bridges Chapter 9: Abutments and piers Chapter 10: Tunnel portals List of available models

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