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I began this project over three years ago to build a bridge for this section of my full basement empire. I settled on building the bridge as it fit the southwest scenery I was modeling.
I built this from scratch using dimensions presumed only from comparison of trains on the bridge and photos I could find on line.
The current status of the model is mostly finished with just hand railings and inspection walkways to be designed and added. The canyon itself will take a while to carve the rock walls, paint and adds scrub brush.
The photo shows the real bridge in Arizona.

 

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Excellent work.
 

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If you want to use the window, some things you just have to put up with.

I wish I had more natural room lighting like that coming in to the train room. My windows face east-northeast and north-northwest and because of the neighbor's house I get very little to no direct sunlight from the east in early morning.
 

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Yeah, the sun does come blasting through that window. I put up a UV filter on the glass to spare the bridge from UV break down.
 

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Love the bridge DJ. I've been thinking about new bridge myself.

George
I've spent over $1K on material and tools for this project. That includes the silicon molds for the concrete footers, bearing shoes and abutments.
If you're going to build this particular bridge, I'll cast the concrete components for ya.
 
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