Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in North Carolina

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Visual Remains Only251926Southern Norfolk Southern yardAshevilleNCUSADemolished in 2014. Original attached backshop bldg still standing.
Turntable Only2015 Great Smoky Mountain RailroadBryson CityNCUSAUsed for special trips
Visual Remains Only171919Southern Norfolk Southern yard crosstie storageGreensboroNCUSAfoundation visible
Turntable Only181888Raleigh & Gaston CSX yardRaleighNCUSAturntable is deteriorating but probably operable
Visual Remains Only6Norfolk Southern Norfolk Southern yardRaleighNCUSABuilt after 1939. Outline of 70' turntable ring, foundation to left
Roundhouse and Turntable371924Southern North Carolina Transportation MuseumSpencerNCUSA

Statistics for Roundhouses in North Carolina

Maps And Lists of Roundhouses

Map Resources

Special thanks to Brian Berthold, Richard Shulby, and Mark Mason who have all worked together to research and locate many of the roundhouse remains shown in this database.


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