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.
Chapters: 1. Bridge Basics;2. Culverts and beam bridges;3. Trestles;4. Plate-girder bridges;5. Truss Bridges;6. Stone and concrete bridges;7. Movable bridges;8. Highway bridges;9. Abutments and piers;10. Tunnel portals;List of available models.
Kalmbach Publishing, softcover, 88 pages, 8.25 x 10.75 x .25 in., 75 Color photographs, 100 B&W photographs, 15 illustrations.