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N Scale - Custom Model Railroads - 027 - Vertical Lift Bridge Single Track - Railroad Structures - Vertical Lift Bridge Single Track

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N Scale - Custom Model Railroads - 027 - Vertical Lift Bridge Single Track  - Railroad Structures - Vertical Lift Bridge Single Track

Brand Custom Model Railroads
Stock Number 027
Original Retail Price $153.00
Manufacturer Custom Model Railroads
Production Type Regular Production
Body Style Custom Model Railroads Structure Kit
Prototype Description Vertical Lift Bridge Single Track
Road or Company Name Railroad Structures (Details)
Road or Reporting Number Vertical Lift Bridge Single Track
Kit Complexity Moderate Skills
Kit Material(s) Laser Cut Acrylic
Item Category Structures
Model Type Bridges and Piers
Model Subtype Railroad
Model Variety Vertical Lift, Single Track

Specific Item Information: Stationary bridge kit (non operating) features laser cut acrylic parts, tab and slot construction and detailed instructions. A vertical lift bridge has a span which rises vertically while remaining parallel with the track. The counterweights on a vertical lift bridge only have to be equal to the weight of the bridge, whereas on a bascule bridge counterweights must weigh several times more than the span being lifted. Therefore heavier materials can be used on the deck of the lift bridge which makes it especially well suited for heavy railroad use. Size: 2.25" W x 16" L x 7.5" H Plus two 5" approach bridges for a total length of 26"

Road Name History:
Railroad structures include but are not limited to stations, depots, yard offices, interlocking towers and tanks. A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot is a railway facility where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.

It generally consists of at least one track-side platform and a station building (depot) providing such ancillary services as ticket sales and waiting rooms. If a station is on a single-track line, it often has a passing loop to facilitate traffic movements. The smallest stations are most often referred to as "stops" or, in some parts of the world, as "halts" (flag stops). Stations may be at ground level, underground, or elevated. Connections may be available to intersecting rail lines or other transport modes such as buses, trams or other rapid transit systems.

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Item created by: scottakoltz on 2020-01-16 16:06:10. Last edited by scottakoltz on 2020-06-08 10:22:21

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