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Photo: Todd Skaggs' modern UP layout by Todd Skaggs


John Hotvet, MMR

Did you ever wonder how engineers determine which type of bridge to use in a given location? Learn about the various types of bridges and their usage from a retired civil engineer who oversaw the bridge program for the City of Minneapolis for ten years. Slides from John's railfanning trips around the country will illustrate the program. Even if you don't care about bridges, most pictures do have trains in them.

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