Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Colorado

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Visual Remains Only1880Denver & South Park Ghost townAlpine TunnelCOUSATwo turntables are visible. One to the north. One to the south.
Visual Remains Only1904Silverton Northern RR AbandonedAnimas ForksCOUSAThis turntable was instlled at the SE end of the Gold Prince Mill. It came from Marshall Pass.
Visual Remains Only1882DSP&P RR abandonedBreckenridgeCOUSAInside the engine house was a 30 ft turntable that was reinstalled on the Silverton Northern at Animas Forks on the SE end of the Gold Prince Mill during fall, 1904.
Roundhouse Only121888Rock Island Museum and trolley car restorationColorado SpringsCOUSAonly 4 of original 12 stalls exist
Roundhouse Only141887Colorado Midland retailColorado SpringsCOUSAWikipedia
Roundhouse and Turntable61881Denver, South Park & Pacific Como RoundhouseComoCOUSA
Roundhouse OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy BNSF Diesel ShopDenverCOUSAOnly one stall remains.
Visual Remains OnlyDenver & Rio Grande Western unknownDenverCOUSATurntable purchased by IRM, Union, IL April 2016.
Roundhouse and Turntable18 Durango & SilvertonDurangoCOUSA
Roundhouse and Turntable52000 Colorado Railroad MuseumGoldenCOUSANamed Cornelius W. Hauck Roundhouse
Visual Remains OnlyDenver & Rio Grande Western Union Pacific yardGrand JunctionCOUSAconcrete floor partially covered with newer installation
Roundhouse Only81909Union Pacific Hugo Union Pacific RoundhouseHugoCOUSAOnly UP roundhouse in CO.
Visual Remains OnlyAtchison, Topeka & Santa Fe BNSF yardLa JuntaCOUSAfoundation faintly visible
Visual Remains Only1886Colorado Midland RR AbandonedLeadvilleCOUSAvisuel remains on west side of Hagerman Tunnel
Roundhouse Only31883Denver, South Park & Pacific unknownLeadvilleCOUSA
Visual Remains Only1890 AbandonedMarshall Pass Colo.COUSAjust the center piviot stone is visable
Roundhouse and Turntable7 Tiny Town Railroad MorrisonCOUSAOnly a model roundhouse, used at a playground for kids
Turntable Only29Denver & Rio Grande BNSF YardPuebloCOUSA Original roundhouse to the east of this one.
Visual Remains OnlyRio Grande Southern abandonedRidgwayCOUSAfaint outline of foundation
Visual Remains OnlyDenver & Rio Grande Western Colorado Lime CompanySalidaCOUSAturntable ruins center of image
Turntable OnlyColorado & Wyoming abandonedSegundoCOUSAturntable dilapidated, roundhouse foundation visible
Visual Remains OnlyUnion Pacific Union Pacific yardSterlingCOUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains OnlyColorado & Southern abandonedTrinidadCOUSAfoundation faintly visible

Statistics for Roundhouses in Colorado

Resources

Special thanks to Mark Mason who used the USGS Historical Topographic Maps to locate many of the roundhouse remains shown in this database.



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