Railroad Bridges

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Now this is a cool way to experience rail travel
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1906 article on cantilever bridges from Railway and locomotive engineering.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantileve ... 0one%20end.

https://www.britannica.com/technology/b ... er-bridges
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part 2
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1906 article about arched bridges from Railway and locomotive engineering.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arch_bridge

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/en ... ch-bridges
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Another article about Bascule bridges and a few pics.

https://www.structuremag.org/?p=14194
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Rider Bridge Failure, New York & Erie Railroad 1850
Great article from www.structuremag.org

https://www.structuremag.org/?p=14533
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part 2 Monovisions magazine
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