Building The First US Military Railroad Bridge Across The Rhine - 1945

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Building The First US Military Railroad Bridge Across The Rhine - 1945

Post by Richard Stone » 11 Dec 2021 21:20

The attached article describes the construction of the US Army’s first railway bridge across the Rhine at the end of March 1945. The work was performed by the Army Engineer Battalions and units of the US Army's Railroad Operating Battalions and required considerable work including reconstruction of the connecting railway lines. The original article was printed in the April 28, 1945 edition of the USA railroad industry magazine 'Railway Age’.

Due to this site’s limitation of the attachment file size I had to break up each page into separate attachments. Where necessary the attachments can be rotated and their quality improved by clicking on them. This post contains the attachments of the first page and part of the second page. I will post the remaining pages in a separate posts shortly.

This article was a difficult one to copy due to the large size of the original bound volume of Railway Age. I hope the quality of my copies will not make these difficult to read.

I’ve placed a duplicate of this post in this website's section in this website's section ‘WW2 in Western Europe & the Atlantic’.
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Re: Building The First US Military Railroad Bridge Across The Rhine - 1945

Post by Richard Stone » 11 Dec 2021 21:24

These are the remaining attachments for the second page and the third page.

Where necessary the attachments can be rotated and their quality improved by clicking on them.
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Re: Building The First US Military Railroad Bridge Across The Rhine - 1945

Post by Richard Stone » 11 Dec 2021 21:26

These are the attachments for the forth page and the final ones for this article.

Where necessary the attachments can be rotated and their quality improved by clicking on them.
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