Bridges & Trestles (2 of 3)
Gilbert bridges #571 through #748 are on page 1
                       #750 through #780 are on this page
                       #781 through 26790 are on
page 3
Lionel bridges   #48925 and above are also on
page 3

Unless otherwise specified, the large pictures on this page are of cars in the collection of The Upstairs Train.

If you have a picture that you would like to share with the world of any of the bridges or trestles not shown here (or a better picture of one that is shown!), email them to me: theupstairstrain@yahoo.com.  
Click here for a list of the  pictures I need to complete the Gallery.

#750 aluminum-painted sheet metal Trestle Bridge made in 1946 thru 1956.
(Photo courtesy of
Rick Dunn.)
#750 blue-gray-painted sheet metal Trestle Bridge made in 1946 thru 1956.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)
#750 black-painted sheet metal Trestle Bridge made in 1950 thru 1956.
#753 Single Trestle Bridge with rotating beacon made in 1952.
Actually, this is the Colber version, but the Gilbert one looks the same.
(Photo courtesy of
G. Elliott.)

#754 Double Trestle Bridge of aluminum or gray-painted sheet metal with rotating beacon made in 1952.
#754 Double Trestle Bridge of aluminum sheet metal
with non-rotating red warning light made in 1950 & 1951.
(Photo courtesy of
New England Toy & Train Exchange.)
It was also made of metallic blue sheet metal.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)
Finally, it was made of gray-painted sheet metal.
(Photo courtesy of
Doug Nash TCA 73-5801.)
#770 die-cut gray cardboard Girder Trestle Set made in 1960.  It contains 30 upright trestle supports.
It looks a lot like the #747 Figure-8 Trestle set above.
Its 24 beams (the lower one) are cut on an angle to bank the curves, unlike those on the #747 (upper).
The set comes with two Girder Bridges, a long one and a short one.
I don't know whether this is the long one or the short one.
To accomodate the bridges are six cross beams that are longer than the others.
#780  set of 24 graduated orange trestles made in 1953 thru 1956.
(Photo courtesy of
collectorgroup.)

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For Sale page of surplus items I have for sale.
This gallery will continue to grow and become more comprehensive as I collect more equipment, and as visitors send me pictures of the items I don't yet have.  If you have a car, engine, accessory, or set that you would like to share with the world, email me a picture:   theupstairstrain@yahoo.com.  Click here for a list of the pictures I need to complete the Gallery.

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Bibliography page.  All the writing and all the pictures on this website are, however, my own, except where cited.  No copyrighted materials have been included and all pictures provided by others are used by permission.

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