150' Through-Truss Bridge With Gussested Girders Kit by Central Valley Models. Dimensions: 21" x4 3/8" x 2 7/8" / HO Scale This HO scale Eastern Style 150' Through-Truss Girder Bridge is super detailed from a bygone era. Built in the early 1900۪s, this bridge is a beautiful work of art and will great upon your diorama, layout, or mantle. The Gusseted girders included with this kit, can be purchased separately in a package of 5 for custom building many different steel structures and bridges. The model as built from the plans spans 21 inches. It is approximately 4 3/8 inches high and 2 7/8 inches wide. From rail-head to bottom of shoe is approximately 15/16 inches. The parts are injection molded of an impact grade of styrene plastic that is the same as used in the popular automobile and military hobby kits. The bridge kit components are ideal for kit bashing and the scratch building of other bridges and steel structures.Cementing and painting requires the same materials and techniques in common use in the construction of those kits and the most popular model railroad kits. This bridge is a verycommon and typical design that is used in North America and even other parts of the world. Some are still in use and many subtle variations are possible. Modifications in bracing, rail, guard-rails, walkways and railings, telegraph arms attached, and different portals are common. They are most often painted black, but there are examples of silver, gray, red oxide and green.
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