Sumpter Ave. Lift Bridge

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Ralph, Oct 6, 2004.

  1. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    A year or two ago Pete, aka Sumpter, posted pics of his excellent bridges. One was a lift bridge that made me want to build one for my layout. I've used pieces of various bridge kits, found in the back room of my LHS for a couple of bucks a piece, to build this lift bridge (or at least, half a bridge) that comes off the edge of my layout to cross a river. Finally the people at my steel mill can get to work...and more importanly get back home! :)

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  2. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Looks Good Ralph :thumb: :wave: :thumb:
  3. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Another view with Kings Port Steel in the background. I still need to weather the bridge's base and wash some "water" and small waves around it to plant it in the river. Thanks for posting those pics a while back Pete. They were great inspiration!

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  4. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    That's one good looking bridge Ralph. Well detailed.
  5. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

    Looks nice Ralph, and I like your water!

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