Timber Bridges

Design details and construction plans. Click on any picture for a larger view.

A timber trestle for highway use. Length can be adjusted for various length crossings.

Details for a timber trestle suitable for railroad loads.

Addition plans for a timber trestle suitable for railroad use.

Timber highway overpass railroad crossing. Main span is a 34-foot Kingpost truss. Designed by Illinois Central Railroad.

Details for timber highway overpass shown above.

Plans for a combination timber and steel through Pratt truss bridge.

Plans and details of a timber Howe pony truss.

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