Standard Gauge Bridges and Track

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Rail Bridges
Track
Trackside Accessories
Obsolete stuff

Rail Bridges

Screenshot Description Source file(s)

Bridge; 8 foot ditch type 1

8 foot long bridge for crossing small ditches, or keeping cows off the line. Based on drawings of V & T standard cattle guard type 1

244 polygons

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Bridge; 8 foot ditch type 2

8 foot long bridge for crossing small ditches, or keeping cows off the line. Based on drawings of V & T standard cattle guard type 2

244 polygons

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Cattle Guard No. 5

8 feet long. Based on drawings of V & T standard cattle guard type 5

244 polygons

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Wood Culvert

472 polygons

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Trestle 25 ft; wood abutments

25 foot trestle with wood abutments

628 polygons

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Trestle 25 ft; stone abutments

25 foot trestle with stone abutments

472 polygons

Version: TS2009 and later

 

145' pin-connected truss bridge spline

Modeled after the Virginia & Truckee bridge over the Truckee River in Reno (1896-1950). Not a heavy-duty bridge; this is more at home on branch lines or turn-of-the-century mainlines.

876 polygons.

Version: TRS2004 and later

Source files (GMAX and PSD) (10MB)

145' pin-connected truss bridge (fixed size with attached abutments)

Similar to the above bridge, this is a non-spline version with attached abutments; it can be found under the building menu in surveyor.

Two levels of detail; 1193 / 626 polygons

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Cut Stone Abutment

Designed to fit the pin-truss bridge (above). Slightly taller footings than the abutment for the Howe bridge.

Version: TRS2004 and later

GMAX file (120KB)

Virginia City Ophir Mill Trestle No. 1

3 levels of detail; 4380 / 3694 / 1154 polygons

Version: TRS2004 and later

 

145' wooden Howe truss bridge

Based on V & T prototype across the Truckee River in Reno; 1880 - 1896 Includes shadows, but are disabled by default to improve frame rates - to enable, set casts_shadows to 1 in the config.txt file. Set up to work with cut stone abutment 2, below.

1780 polygons

Version: TRS2004 and later

GMAX source files (190 KB)

Cut Stone Abutment 2

Abutment for the Howe truss bridge, (above)

Version: TRS2004 and later

 

Track

Screenshot Description Source file(s)

60 lb track, tan, milled

60 lb track with tan ballast and milled ties. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

A matching ground texture is also available.

Version: TS2009 and later

Blender source files

60 lb track, grey, milled

60 lb track with grey ballast and milled ties. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

A matching ground texture is also available.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

60 lb track, brown, milled

60 lb track with brown ballast and milled ties. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

A matching ground texture is also available.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

60 lb track, grey, milled, lightly used

60 lb track with grey ballast and milled ties. Ballast and ties are starting to be overgrown with vegetation, and the rail surface has dulled. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

A matching ground texture is also available.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

60 lb track, brown, milled, lightly used

60 lb track with brown ballast and milled ties. Ballast and ties are starting to be overgrown with vegetation, and the rail surface has dulled. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

A matching ground texture is also available.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

60 lb track, grey, milled, unused

60 lb track with grey ballast and milled ties. Ballast and ties are overgrown with vegetation, and the rail surface has rusted. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

A matching ground texture is also available.

Version: TS2009 and later

Paint Shop Pro texture file (26 MB)

60 lb track, brown, milled, unused

60 lb track with brown ballast and milled ties. Ballast and ties are overgrown with vegetation, and the rail surface has rusted. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

A matching ground texture is also available.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

60lb track, rail only

60 lb track with no ballast or ties. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

Also available in lightly used and unused versions.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

60lb bridge track

60 lb track with no ballast and milled ties; spaced closer togather and longer than normal, for use on bridges. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

Also available in lightly used and unused versions.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

60lb unballasted track

60 lb track with no ballast and milled ties for use where you might not need ballast built into the track - maybe you are embedding the ties into the ground plane, using a seperate ballast spline, or just don't need any ballast. Typical of track used in the 1860's - 1900.

Also available in lightly used and unused versions.

Version: TS2009 and later

Blender source file

Trackside Accessories

Screenshot Description Source file(s)

Rail grade crossing

A grade crossing using old rail as the base for the roadway. Based on a photo of a crossing at Washoe City.  This is an actual crossing object; if you connect the road splaines to it, it will stop traffic when a train is coming.

Version: TS2009 and later.

 

Wood crossing boards

A 20' wood standard gauge crossing. Non-interactive (does not stop traffic or connect to road splines). Will snap to track for proper placement. This object will match the gradient of the track to which it is attached.

Version: TC3 or later.

 

Fishplate

A single fishplate. For use with my 60lb track.

252 polygons

Version: TS2009 and later.

 

Track fill spline

Fill spline with tan dirt. 4 meters tall. For use under track (align the spline points with the spline points of the track). This can also be used as a road if no track is used. Matches Scrub3 dirt ground texture.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Track fill spline, white

Fill spline with white dirt. 4 meters tall. Designed to emulate a track fill made out of mine tailings. For use under track (align the spline points with the spline points of the track). This can also be used as a road if no track is used. Matches concrete dirt ground texture.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Track fill spline, dirt

Fill spline made of dirt.
For use under track (align the spline points with the spline points of the track).
This can also be used as a road if no track is used.
Textures courtesy of CGTextures..

Updated Jan 2015 to better handle sharp curves.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Track fill spline, sand

Same as above, but a slightly desaturated color to better match some sand textures.
Textures courtesy of CGTextures..

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Telegraph pole spline; 6 wires

A 6-wire telegraph spline.  Can be raised and lowered in surveyor. Also comes in 4-wire and 2-wire versions.

 

Telegraph pole; 6 insulators

Just the pole by itself; with no wires. It can be raised / lowered and rolled in surveyor. Also comes in 4-insulator and 2-insulator versions.

 

Telegraph pole brace

A brace for the telegraph poles. Typically used on curves or where extra stability was required. It can be raised / lowered and rolled in surveyor

 

Milepost (renamable)

An old wooden milepost, based on a Central Pacific design. Supports up to two digits. Can be leaned in surveyor.

Version: TS2009 and later

 

Brown Ties Stack

Small pile of ties (sleepers) that match the ties used in my 60lb track.

Version: TS2009 and later

GMAX and Paint Shop Pro source files (1 MB)

Obsolete stuff

Screenshot Description Source file(s)

Dirt Ballasted Track

4m section of 55 pound dirt-ballasted track; also available in 8m length, and now, a chunky mesh version.

Largely replaced by the brown 60lb track above.

Version: TRS2004 and later

 

Dirt Ballasted Track; Fill

Above track with attached fill; also available in moderately used, lightly used, and unused versions.

Version: TRS2004 and later

 

Dirt Ballasted Track; Grassy Fill

Above track with attached fill; also available in moderately used, lightly used, and unused versions.

Version: Trainz Classics 1 and later

 

Number 8 left hand stub turnout

This a Number 8 left hand stub turnout, frog angle 7 degrees 9 minutes. Also available in a right hand version. You can switch which side the lever is on as well as the starting track direction in the Surveyor properties window.

Thanks to Bob Pearson and andi06 for the scripting assistance!

Version: TRS2006 and later

GMAX source files (0.5MB)

Left hand stub turnout

This a 2-way 'Y' stub turnout.
In surveyor, you will find it as Turnout Stub Y in the 'Buildings' menu.
Use the properties menu in surveyor to set the initial direction, the side the switch stand is on, and the texture of the various legs.

Thanks to Bob Pearson and andi06 for the scripting assistance!

Version: TRS2006 and later

 

Turnout Stub 3-way

This a Number 8 3-way stub turnout, frog angle 7 degrees 9 minutes.
In surveyor, you will find it as Turnout Stub 3-way in the 'Buildings' menu.
Use the properties menu in surveyor to set the initial direction, the side the switch stand is on, and the texture of the various legs.
Track textures match my DB - series of track.

Thanks to Bob Pearson and andi06 for the scripting assistance!

Version: TRS2006 and later

 

DBT rail only

4m section of 55 pound rails-only track - good for bridges, turntables, rails embedded in streets, etc. No transparency in the textures, so it should help frame rates. Also available in 2m length for tight curves.

Version: TRS2004 and later