Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Alabama

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Turntable OnlySaint Louis-San Francisco BNSF yardBirminghamALUSAstill in use
Roundhouse Only12Louisville & Nashville CSX Boyles yardBirminghamALUSAno remaining track or turntable, good condition
Roundhouse OnlyAlabama Great Southern Finley RoundhouseBirminghamALUSA
Turntable OnlySouthern Norfolk Southern yardBirminghamALUSAstill in use
Visual Remains OnlyLouisville & Nashville CSX Oakworth yardDecaturALUSAonly disturbed earth remain
Roundhouse and Turntable5 RestaurantHuntsvilleALUSA
Turntable OnlyCSX CSX railyardMobileALUSA
Visual Remains OnlyGulf, Mobile & Ohio vacant lotMontgomeryALUSAconcrete floor visible
Visual Remains Only21Western Railway of Alabama vacant lotMontgomeryALUSAThe L&N roundhouse was on the eastern side of Court St.
Visual Remains OnlySouthern commercial areaSheffieldALUSAturntable pit in woods, roundhouse outline in earth visible
Roundhouse Only12Louisville & Nashville yardTarrantALUSA
Visual Remains OnlyGulf, Mobile & Ohio Alabama Southern yard rail storageTuscaloosaALUSAconcrete floor and turntable ring outline visible
Roundhouse and Turntable3 Tuscumbia RailwaysTuscumbiaALUSA

Statistics for Roundhouses in Alabama


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