Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in New Mexico

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Turntable Only351914Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe yardAlbuquerqueNMUSAIncluded 4 long stalls on south side. Original 85 foot turntable replaced with 120 foot TT. Housed Santa Fe''s historic collection from 1970 to 1986 when it was sent to the CSRM.
Turntable Only18Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe BNSF YardBelenNMUSAFormerly housed Santa Fe historic collection.
Roundhouse Only1899Denver And Rio Grande Western Cumbres and Toltec Scenic RRChamaNMUSA2 stalls of roundhouse now connected to engine shops
Turntable Only281906Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe BNSF YardClovisNMUSAReduced to 9 stalls by 1984, razed in 1987.
Visual Remains Only8Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe AbandonedDemingNMUSAconcrete floor visible
Roundhouse Only341917Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe unknownLas VegasNMUSAReplaced older roundhouse built before 1882.
Visual Remains OnlySouthern Pacific Union Pacific yardLordsburgNMUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains Only24Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe BNSF YardRatonNMUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains Only25Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific AbandonedTucumcariNMUSAoutline of foundation visible

Statistics for Roundhouses in New Mexico

Resources

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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