Noun(1) a supporting tower used to support a bridge(2) sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop
(1) It was after 4pm by now, and Puffing Billy had gone for the day, so I looked around for the road back to Belgrave, to see if I could beat the train to the trestle bridge, the one in all the postcards.(2) In a record time of 43 seconds, they cut off a piece of the log, not minding that the sawing trestle almost capsized.(3) Half-drowsing in the train seat as dawn came, I looked out the window at a little sign before a trestle that identified the river it spanned.(4) He climbed off the concrete supports for the trestle and onto the rocky island shore.(5) In one of my common recurring nightmares as a child, I was riding with my family on a train that went off the end of an unfinished trestle bridge.(6) He hadn't immediately recognized the purpose of the pairs of gleaming metal rails which ran down long ramps and intricately braced trestle bridges from several dark openings in the mountainside.(7) They built barrel bridges, roads, tramways, light railways, trenches, bunkers, pontoon bridges, trestle bridges and the Inglis Bridge.(8) There are also animal images, such as a large ducklike sculpture fashioned from a trestle , some pipes and tubing, a piece of carpet and a few bits of wood.(9) Rouse told the jury that the Wine Train changed the trestle from a wood to a steel structure after it purchased it from Southern Pacific in the late 1980s.(10) Up ahead the engine rumbles across the trestle and clatters over the crossing tracks at State Line diamond.(11) As the Union Pacific Railroad was being constructed, an elaborate trestle bridge was built across a large canyon in the West.(12) As the tiny White Bear managed to stage that, I would have thought the run across the trestle bridge could have been attempted by the technically superior Southwark Playhouse.(13) A trestle and Formica table lined one wall; polystyrene boxes of paints, pastels, coloured pencils sit on rough-sawn benches opposite.(14) The North Platte was bridged with a low, timber trestle built on cedar piling.(15) Nearby, the engineers are also building a timber trestle bridge to allow year round access for Klaipeda's rural residents to cross a flood plain.(16) Jaimie Todd's timbered design successfully evokes the world of the trestle bridge and the desolate prison.
(1) trestle table :: boktafel
1. trestle ::
2. trestlework ::
Different Formstrestle, trestles
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