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Viaduct Bridge Project

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Posted by Track fiddler on Monday, May 3, 2021 6:47 PM

Thank you Kevin.  That Trestle you did is really something.  Great job!  Man that has to be a lot of sticks in that bridge.  All that work around the house you've been doing has been looking great tooYes

 

P.S.  if you don't mind me asking, how long did that bridge take you?

 

 

 

TF

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Posted by Track fiddler on Monday, May 3, 2021 6:38 PM

LaughLaughLaughLaugh

Popcorn, whisky and the Captain for the timber bridge project indeed!  That's funny stuff BrentLaugh

Between the glue and the shots on the table I hope we wouldn't get them confusedIndifferent

Just got back a bit ago from taking Judy out for a dinner and dessert thing.

Rich I'm glad you're showing up with the other bottle of whiskey cuz I heard it's best to sample the one with the (E) second.  Brent's whisky the (e) is silent, so that's the one you want to sample first.  That could be the one that gets youIndifferentLaughWhistling

 

 

 

TF

 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Monday, May 3, 2021 5:42 PM

Track fiddler
GOT THE BRIDGE DONE!

That is an A+ awesome looking bridge.

You should be very proud of the results from your effort.

Track fiddler
I'm leaning towards a scratch Timber Trestle Mark.

I built this one in N scale back in 1992. I still have not recharged enough to attempt another one!

-Kevin

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Posted by BATMAN on Monday, May 3, 2021 4:57 PM

And I'll bring the Whisky and the Capt.

 

 

What's the hold-up TF we're waitin.

Brent

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Posted by richhotrain on Monday, May 3, 2021 4:05 PM

BATMAN
 
Track fiddler
I'm leaning towards a scratch Timber Trestle 

Thumbs UpYes

I going to get the popcorn. 

I'll bring the Scotch WhiskEy.  Smile, Wink & Grin

Rich

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Posted by BATMAN on Monday, May 3, 2021 3:41 PM

Track fiddler
I'm leaning towards a scratch Timber Trestle

Thumbs UpYes

I going to get the popcorn.

Brent

It's not the age honey, it's the mileage.

https://www.youtube.com/user/BATTRAIN1/videos 


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Posted by Track fiddler on Monday, May 3, 2021 3:38 PM

Pruitt

what's next? Big Smile

 
I'm leaning towards a scratch Timber Trestle Mark.
 
 
 
 
 
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Posted by Track fiddler on Monday, May 3, 2021 3:30 PM

Thank you Mark.  I was checking out your website.  Some great modeling you're doing down thereYes All those elevations on the middle past, Wow! and I saw you have a creeper.

I didn't notice too many areas you need it on your current modeling.  Those things come in handy though, I seen my friend Gary using his.  That big yard looks like it's going to be fun.

 

 

 

TF

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Posted by Pruitt on Monday, May 3, 2021 2:35 PM

Good job, Track Fiddler!

But don't rest on your laurels - what's next? Big Smile

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Posted by Track fiddler on Monday, May 3, 2021 1:32 PM

Thanks Dave.  It's a bridge but I didn't design and build a rotisserie layout like you did for crying out loudYes

Thanks Sheldon.  When you have your space finished I know a master carpenter such as yourself will bang out that bench work like there's no tomorrow.

 

 

 

TF

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Posted by ATLANTIC CENTRAL on Monday, May 3, 2021 1:11 PM

Yes, very nice work. Has me itcing to get started on my layout. Still getting the space ready.

Sheldon 

    

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Posted by hon30critter on Monday, May 3, 2021 12:45 PM

richhotrain
Great looking bridge, TF.

I agree!!! Excellent work!

Dave

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Posted by Track fiddler on Monday, May 3, 2021 6:53 AM

Thanks RichYes

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Posted by richhotrain on Monday, May 3, 2021 6:49 AM

Great looking bridge, TF.

Well done.

Rich

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Posted by Track fiddler on Monday, May 3, 2021 6:37 AM

GOT THE BRIDGE DONE! Pirate

Just added 20 strips of styrene to the guard walls and got rid of the gaping crack.

Before

After

 

Thanks for looking and being a part of the threadWink

 

 

 

TF

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Posted by Track fiddler on Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:05 AM

MispostIndifferent

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Posted by Pruitt on Friday, April 23, 2021 10:58 AM

Looks great, Track Fiddler!

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Posted by maxman on Friday, April 23, 2021 10:31 AM

richhotrain
Fiddler The Artist!

Hmmmmm.  Related to Jared The Artist?Whistling

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Posted by Track fiddler on Friday, April 23, 2021 7:09 AM

Good morning

I was a bit overwhelmed this morning with all the great Kudos here.  Ya put a big smile on this old carpenter boys face over coffee.  Thanks guysSmile

I've always been fascinated with bridges since I was a Kid.  My favorite part of this great hobby is building them and I'm getting psyched about getting closer to being done.  I'm thinking I'll miss building them when I'm finished though.

 

Thanks again guys

 

 

 

TF

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Posted by ATLANTIC CENTRAL on Friday, April 23, 2021 6:47 AM

Very nice work.

Sheldon

    

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Posted by richhotrain on Friday, April 23, 2021 6:19 AM

Fiddler The Artist!

Who knew?

Excellent workmanship, TF.

Rich

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Posted by NorthBrit on Friday, April 23, 2021 5:36 AM

TF,  a bridge builder extraordinaire.

 

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Posted by energizer on Friday, April 23, 2021 2:51 AM

LOOKING GREAT . KEEP IT GOING.

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Posted by BATMAN on Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:16 PM

Now you're just really showin off TF.Laugh Amazing work. Looks great.

This has been a great thread, I have enjoyed watching your progress.

Brent

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Posted by "JaBear" on Thursday, April 22, 2021 5:02 PM

Track fiddler
These silly little keystones took over 2 hours LaughSad

I happy to see I'm not the only "Nutter" on the Forum.

Well done Mr.TF.

Cheers, the Bear.Smile

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Posted by Track fiddler on Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:14 PM

Thank you for the very kind compliments this morningSmile

It took more than two hours with my glitchy phone to post all the pictures sharing progress.  So your compliments were very much appreciated afterwards.

 

 

 

TF

 

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Posted by doctorwayne on Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:01 AM

Great looking results, TF. 

Your patience and perserverance is admirable.  BowBow

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Posted by hon30critter on Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:38 AM

Hi TF,

I have to say that your bridge is absolutely exceptional!! The detail that you have added recently fits perfectly and looks great. Also, the fact that the bridge is curved and varies in width makes your work all that more amazing!

My layout is currently designed to be all on one level. There will be four short bridges over a water feature, but your work is sort of tempting me to toss all my plans and do something in which over/under bridges will play a part.

Cheers!!

Dave

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Posted by York1 on Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:54 AM

TF, I've got to tell you that you have made one of the best-looking model bridges I have seen.  Great work!

York1 John       

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