Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Nebraska

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Roundhouse Only9Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Trinidad Benham bean processing plantBridgeportNEUSAgood condition, old turntable bridge on property moved from original location
Turntable OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy vacant lotBurwellNEUSAnot in operating condition and no tracks
Roundhouse and TurntableChicago & Northwestern Nebraska Northwestern Railroad yardChadronNEUSAOriginal wooden roundhouse restored by NNW, now clad in corrigated galvanized metal
Roundhouse OnlyChicago & Northwestern municipal storageEmersonNEUSAtracks removed
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Rock Island & Pacific vacant lotFairburyNEUSA
Visual Remains OnlyMissouri Pacific storage area between UP and BNSF yardsFalls CityNEUSAFoundation of original roundhouse visible, partially covered by newer building
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & North Western ParkFremontNEUSA
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy BNSF YardHastingsNEUSA
Roundhouse OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy Nebraskaland Aviation ag warehouseHoldregeNEUSAgood condition, fertilizer and ag chemicals storage
Visual Remains OnlyUnion Pacific backfilled and abandonedLincolnNEUSAoutline of turntable pit rim visible
Roundhouse and TurntableChicago, Burlington & Quincy BNSF Hobson yardLincolnNEUSATurntable still in use, roundhouse disconnected from trackage
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern Open FieldLong PineNEUSA
Roundhouse Only5Chicago, Burlington & Quincy industrial warehouse in BNSF yardMcCookNEUSAroundhouse attached to modern warehouse
Visual Remains OnlyMidland Pacific fenced in storage padNebraska CityNEUSAconcrete floor visible
Visual Remains Only27Union Pacific Vacant lotNorth PlatteNEUSA
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad filled inOmahaNEUSA
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy AbandonedRavennaNEUSAOutline of foundation
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern ag supply yardSuperiorNEUSAUsed by AT&SF. Outline of foundation visible, 4 stalls.
Visual Remains OnlyBurlington & Missouri River vacant lotWymoreNEUSAfoundation faintly visible

Statistics for Roundhouses in Nebraska


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

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