Bridges & Trestles (3 of 3)

Gilbert bridges #571 through #748 are on page 1
                       #750 through #780 are on
page 2
                       #781 through #26790 are on this page
Lionel bridges   #48925 and above are also on this page

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.

#781 Abutment Set of tan ceramic compostion material made in 1953.
(Photo courtesy of
Douglas Weronick.)

Here they are with their box.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

#782 Abutment Set, extra sections to expand #781 made in 1953.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

#783 set of 12 Hi-Trestle Sections made in 1953 thru 1956.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

#784 Hump Set made in 1955.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)


#1-1024A Trestle Set, comprising #747 cardboard Trestle figure 8 set,
2 #700 straight track, and 8 #702 curved track made in 1952.

#23571 black Truss Bridge made in 1958 thru 1964.
(Photo courtesy of
Doug Nash TCA 73-5801.)

#23571 red Truss Bridge made in 1958 thru 1964.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

#23571 orange Truss Bridge made in 1958 thru 1964.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

#23581 Girder Bridge, the 5-digit version of #581 made in 1957 thru 1964.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

#23750 Trestle Bridge, the 5-digit version of #750 made in 1957 thru 1961.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)

#26419 Accessory Package comprising an unspecified amount of track, #26782 Trestle Set, #26690 Track Terminal, and #26753 uncoupler.  My books don't say when it was made.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)


#26428 Accessory Pack with #748 Overhead Foot Bridge and eight sections of curved track made in 1958.

#26781 set of 24 graduated orange trestles made in 1957 & 1958.
It included a bag of #26693 Track Locks.
(Photo courtesy of
itasca-flyer.)


They were also made in black.

#26782 set of 26 graduated black trestles made in 1958 thru 1960.


#26783 set of 12 orange or black Hi-Trestles made in 1957.




#26790 set of 26 graduated black plastic trestles made in 1961 thru 1964.


And here's the box they came in.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)


They can be used with either Pikemaster or standard S Gauge track;
here's what they look like with each kind of track.


#49825 Truss Bridge made in 2007 and 2008, Lionel's remake of the Gilbert #571.
(Picture from the
Lionel online catalog.)

#49840 Operating Swing Bridge made in 2008.
(Picture from the
Lionel online catalog.)


Show me the rest of the bridges.


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