The Bailey bridge was developed by the British engineer Donald Bailey. His concept was unique in that a small group of men could quickly build a bridge of almost any size without the use of heavy equipment. This was achieved by using light and portable standard elements.
Artitec kits are made from resin. Resin has a high degree of detailing which ensures that bricks, nail holes, wood grain, and hinges etc. are all exactly to scale. Another characteristic is that the components are unpainted. This is an essential part of the construction process.