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 OnlySouthern Norfolk Southern yardAshevilleNCUSADemolished in 2014. Original attached backshop bldg still standing.
Visual Remains OnlySouthern Norfolk Southern yard crosstie storageGreensboroNCUSAfoundation visible
Turntable OnlySeaboard Air Line CSX yardRaleighNCUSAturntable is deteriorating but probably operable
Visual Remains OnlyNorfolk & Western Norfolk Southern yardRaleighNCUSAoutline of turntable ring, foundation to left
Roundhouse and Turntable371924Southern North Carolina Transportation MuseumSpencerNCUSA

Statistics for Roundhouses in North Carolina


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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