Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Montana

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Roundhouse and TurntableButte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway AnacondaMTUSAin use by railroad
Visual Remains OnlyNorthern Pacific Montana Rail Link yardBillingsMTUSAoutline of roundhouse foundation faintly visible
Roundhouse Only41916Great Northern storageButteMTUSA
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific Construction co yardDeer LodgeMTUSAfoundation only
Roundhouse and TurntableNorthern Pacific BNSF YardGlendiveMTUSAin use by railroad
Turntable OnlyGreat Northern BNSF YardGreat FallsMTUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific vacant lotGreat FallsMTUSAfoundation faintly visible
Roundhouse OnlyChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific storageHarlowtonMTUSA
Turntable OnlyGreat Northern yardHavreMTUSA
Turntable OnlyNorthern Pacific Montana Rail Link yardHelenaMTUSAturntable in railroad use
Turntable OnlyNorthern Pacific BNSF YardLaurelMTUSAturntable in operation, modern engine house on original foundation
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific vacant lotLewistownMTUSAoutline of foundation only
Turntable OnlyNorthern Pacific BNSF YardLivingstonMTUSAturntable in use, part of roundhouse foundation visible
Visual Remains Only10Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific empty lotMelstoneMTUSA
Visual Remains Only26Milwaukee Road Transco Railway ProductsMiles CityMTUSAFeatured in 1930''s film "Danger Lights".
Turntable Only yardMissoulaMTUSA
Roundhouse and TurntableGreat Northern Railway BNSF YardWhitefishMTUSAin use by RR

Statistics for Roundhouses in Montana

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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