Custom and standard bridges for G scale, O scale, and garden railways

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Gnome Miniature Engineering is located beside the Grand River in Ontario, Canada, acknowledged to be the traditional land of the Six Nations of the Grand River.

GME MODEL RAILWAY BRIDGES are multi-scale working structures for small railways rather than scale models. They are hand built from laser cut, brake formed parts, and assembled by traditional solid riveting. Structures designed to your own requirements can be built at a reasonable cost when standard parts are used.

Standard bridges are built from corrosion resistant materials for year round operation on garden railways. They are ready to use, painted or unpainted, except for the installation of the track. They have been used with track from 16.5mm gauge for 0n30 to 63.5mm for Gauge 3.

GARDEN RAILWAY BRIDGES: plate girders and underslung trusses for G and larger scales.

O and S SCALE BRIDGES: plate girders, through and underslung trusses, bascule bridges.

EDUCATIONAL MODEL TRUSSES: The truss bridges are available as educational models to demonstrate the principles and properties of trusses. These will normally be supplied unpainted and without decks. Material and section data are available.

The model number (TR32 etc) indicates the type and length of the bridge deck in inches. For prices, availability, installation drawings and enquiries about custom designs, please contact us at
gme@gnomengineers.com

Updated on 26th October 2018 - post edited
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15 June 2011

Individual girders

Individual reusable plate girders to add to your structures are available in 12, 24 and 36 inch lengths (305, 610 and 914 mm); other lengths available to order.  A 1/2"x 1/2"  mounting angle is riveted to the inside, and stainless steel screws are provided for attaching the girders to your own deck. Quantity discounts apply to standard girders and custom models built from standard parts.

These girders can be packed more compactly than complete bridges, substantially reducing shipping costs.

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