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    This is what I came up with so far. Next I'll add the fencing. Maybe this won't be as hard as I first thought.
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    Here is something I found that is similar. I had forgotten to post this before.

    https://goo.gl/maps/96CpnkL7qvFr8hePA

    The bridge its self is incorrect, but the steel structure is similar.

    Sadly this bridge is in poor shape and should be preserved, but that's not going to happen in Lawrence.

    And this one too. This is on the North Canal in Lawrence.

    https://goo.gl/maps/YVZ5XBgCHVgTAYZ56

    The decking might be helpful for you. That is a skewed Warren truss in the background. The connecting tracks are long gone. The whole area, on both sides of the canal, used to be all tracks, and sidings.

    Like the first bridge.

    https://goo.gl/maps/ifgrTH1eua7bY7Yr9
    Last edited by JCitron; November 18th, 2019 at 10:21 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JCitron View Post
    Here is something I found that is similar. I had forgotten to post this before.

    https://goo.gl/maps/96CpnkL7qvFr8hePA

    The bridge its self is incorrect, but the steel structure is similar.

    Sadly this bridge is in poor shape and should be preserved, but that's not going to happen in Lawrence.

    And this one too. This is on the North Canal in Lawrence.

    https://goo.gl/maps/YVZ5XBgCHVgTAYZ56

    The decking might be helpful for you. That is a skewed Warren truss in the background. The connecting tracks are long gone. The whole area, on both sides of the canal, used to be all tracks, and sidings.

    Like the first bridge.

    https://goo.gl/maps/ifgrTH1eua7bY7Yr9
    Those look like real old school bridges.

    I do have five beams supporting the deck. From the original picture of the bridge, there doesn't appear to be any mid supports like many other Laurel Line bridges have.
    This is what I have so far. I still need to add some shadowing to the concrete and metal parts.

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    That'll work great, I think.

    Those are really old-school bridges I think they date back to the 1850's or 60's at least.
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    Here is the finished product. While this bridge is finished, I have 3 more bridges to make. I may be back with more questions.
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    Looks great . If I can I will . Routes coming along well .

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