Walthers offers three new highway overpass kits for HO scale. Each release carries a $39.98 suggested retail price and comes with easy-to-assemble plastic parts. The design for this series of Cornerstone models follows modern North American highway bridge prototypes in use from the 1960s to the present day.
ABOVE: Reproducing common contemporary prototypes, this collection of Walthers Cornerstone highway overpass releases aid in making this familiar sight easily attained in HO scale. The new Modern Concrete Highway Overpass (933-4566) is shown with single span build, each release allows for building a double-span bridge.
The kits come with components making it possible for building your choice of a single or double span bridge. By combining multiple kits, hobbyists can build even wider overpasses. The base footprint is listed as 12 15/16 x 6 1/4 inches.
Additional features include options for round or square support columns, and detailed abutments with molded cut lines for customizing appearance. The pieces are molded in a gray hue representing a concrete appearance. The releases now available include Modern Steel & Concrete Highway Overpass with Pipe Railings (933-4565), Modern Concrete Highway Overpass (933-4566), and Modern Steel Highway Overpass with Concrete Sides.
ABOVE: Walthers’ new Cornerstone collection of highway overpass kits add the important and common feature of a path for vehicles to cross your railroad. The kits are designed to easily fit into scenes on your miniature empire. These views shows assembled and decorated bridges set in completed scenes with vehicles, railroad, scenery, and more. This Grand Trunk Geep is passing below the new Modern Steel Highway Overpass with Concrete Sides (933-4567).
Visit Walthers online to view the wide assortment of bridges and additional highway and vehicle offerings in the hobby manufacturer’s Cornerstone and SceneMaster series.
Wm. K. Walthers, Inc.
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