Author Topic: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread  (Read 46585 times)

Mike the Choochoo Nix

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #720 on: September 20, 2018, 11:35:49 PM »
Nice job everyone, whose dog? Every railroad needs a dog!
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #721 on: September 21, 2018, 02:15:31 AM »
You guys did all that today???!!  Wow.  Of course it was Elsie that made sure it happened!

Are the ties secured to the stringers?

This work will allow equipment to traverse the bridge to work on the south end abutment and approach stringers...

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #722 on: September 21, 2018, 02:34:51 AM »
Take away the construction machinery (don't you just love Photo Shop!) and we get a preview of just how photogenic this location will be!

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #723 on: September 21, 2018, 04:35:14 AM »
Triple Outstanding!!
Almost done!
Will rails solely hold ties in place?
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #724 on: September 21, 2018, 04:43:40 AM »
Superb pic series!
Thanks.
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #725 on: September 21, 2018, 01:27:27 PM »
I second Paul.

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #726 on: September 21, 2018, 03:39:56 PM »
Ties are secured to the bridge timbers, then the rails are spiked down to the ties, and then bridge decking will be fastened. Without the ties being secured to the bridge timbers the ties would be free to move length wise on the bridge which would not be good.
« Last Edit: September 21, 2018, 04:00:55 PM by Ed Lecuyer »
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