13 Jul 7 Tips for Building Better Bridges
by Mark Dance
The Columbia & Western Ry. is an N scale model of the Canadian Pacific’s Boundary Subdivision as it existed in 1970. [The layout was featured in Great Model Railroads 2016. – Ed.] The CP’s path through the mountains of southern British Columbia required massive bridges to get the rails across the lakes, rivers, streams, and creeks of the area. I knew capturing the character of the prototype would require modeling many of these impressive bridges, even though I’d never built a bridge in any scale.
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