The Niles Monorail History
Page Five of Nine

One trick I figured out was to soak the 3/8" ply in water before trying to bend it.

What you aren't seeing in all of these pictures is the enormous amount of work just to cut the wood.

Because of the complexity of Horseshoe Curve, it was built in place on the pylons.

One solid beam under construction.

November 5, 2000: The Golden Bolt signifies the completion of the loop! On hand are Carol and Skyler Pedersen, Dale Samuelson, yours truly and photographer Kory Pedersen.

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