Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in New York

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Visual Remains Only8Lehigh Valley Vacant lotAuburn NYUSABurned to the ground around 2016.
Roundhouse Only5New York Central Depew, Lancaster & WesternBatavia NYUSA
Roundhouse and Turntable15DL&W AbandonedBinghamtonNYUSA
Turntable OnlyDelaware, Lackawana & Wetsern CP, NSBinghamtonNYUSAwas from roundhouse east from turntable
Visual Remains OnlyD&H Veritiv vacant lotBinghamtonNYUSA
Visual Remains OnlyErie Abandoned yardBuffaloNYUSAOnly turntable pit is visible.
Visual Remains OnlyBaltimore & Ohio Buffalo and Pittsburgh yardBuffaloNYUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains OnlyBuffalo Creek RR CSX Ohio Street yardBuffaloNYUSAconcrete floor visible
Roundhouse Only22New York Central non-RR businessBuffaloNYUSA
Roundhouse Only5South Buffalo South Buffalo YardBuffaloNYUSA
Visual Remains OnlyNew York Central vacant lotCheektowagaNYUSAconcrete floor and foundation visible
Roundhouse Only5Lehigh Valley SilverizonCortland NYUSA
Turntable Only empty lotCroghanNYUSATracks not connected
Visual Remains OnlyNew York Central CSX Dewitt yard parking areaEast SyracuseNYUSAconcrete floor visible
Visual Remains Only2New York, Lake Erie & Western Norfolk Southern yardElmiraNYUSAfoundation of slender roundhouse, modern building over turntable position
Visual Remains OnlyLehigh Valley Grant's Vacation ParkFair HavenNYUSAOnly part of turntable ring remains
Visual Remains OnlyWest Shore Railroad WoodsGenesee JunctionNYUSA Turntable pit in woods
Turntable Only1890Long Island Long Island Greenport stationGreenportNYUSAGood condition, no tracks, for end of line turning. A roundhouse once existed immediately to the east.
Turntable OnlyNew York, New Haven & Hartford in woodsHighlandNYUSA Turntable ruins hidden by trees
Turntable OnlyErie AlstomHornell NYUSA
Visual Remains OnlySaranac & Lake Placid Railroad filled inLake PlacidNYUSA
Turntable OnlyRome, Watertown & Ogdensburg empty lotLowvilleNYUSATurntable overgrown and does not look operational. Red roofed building is engine house.
Roundhouse and Turntable301917Lehigh Valley abandonedManchesterNYUSA Buried 100 foot turntable being cleared.
Visual Remains Only4Grand Truck Railroad PropertyMassena SpringsNYUSA
Visual Remains OnlyNew York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad container lotMaybrookNYUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains OnlyDelaware & Hudson empty lotMechanicvilleNYUSATurntable ring and faint outline of stalls to the south east.
Visual Remains OnlyBoston & Maine neglected lotMechanicvilleNYUSADifficult to see any remains in aerial view
Visual Remains OnlyNew York Central CSX Niagra Falls yardNiagara FallsNYUSAsmall remnant of foundation visible
Turntable OnlyDelaware & Hudson North Creek Depot MuseumNorth CreekNYUSA
Visual Remains OnlyNew York Central Public ParkOgdensburgNYUSAPre 1884 RH foundation and TT ring visable
Roundhouse Only8Pennsylvania Dresser RandOleanNYUSA
Visual Remains Only521906Delaware & Hudson demolishedOneontaNYUSA Claimed to be the largest roundhouse in the world when built. Built as two structures separated by entrance tracks. Demolished in 1993.
Visual Remains Only1880Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg FieldOswegoNYUSAfoundation of 3 stalls in underbrush
Visual Remains OnlyNew York, Ontario & Western junk yardOswegoNYUSA
Turntable OnlyLong Island Long Island Oyster Bay stationOyster BayNYUSAgood condition, no tracks, for end of line turning
Turntable Only17Erie NYGL YardPort JervisNYUSA
Roundhouse Only6Genesee & Wyoming Rochester and Southern YardRetsofNYUSA
Roundhouse and Turntable7Long Island Railroad LIRR Shop, Jamaica yardRichmond HillNYUSA
Roundhouse OnlyBaltimore & Ohio available for commercial leaseRochesterNYUSAno tracks nor turntable, absorbed in commercial area, roundhouse restored with an addition
Visual Remains OnlyOntario & Western demolishedRomeNYUSADemolished in 2013. Objects cover the foundation.
Roundhouse and Turntable7D&H Vacant lotRouses PointNYUSAThe roundhouse in which NKP 759 was damaged.
Visual Remains Only301906New York, Lake Erie & Western Vacant lotSalamanca NYUSA
Visual Remains OnlyBuffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh vacant lotSalamancaNYUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains OnlyNew York Central CSX Selkirk yardSelkirkNYUSAtraces of foundation
Visual Remains Only5Northern Central ParkSodus PointNYUSA
Visual Remains OnlyNew York Central CSX YardSyracuseNYUSAFilled in pit visible.
Visual Remains OnlyDelaware & Hudson FieldTroyNYUSAFoundation can be seen in brush
Roundhouse Only6Boston & Maine storageTroyNYUSANo railroad tracks in site
Visual Remains Only1906Delaware, Lackawanna & Western abandonedUticaNYUSA
Roundhouse OnlyNew York Central Temple Inland Utica Sheet PlantUticaNYUSAgood condition
Visual Remains OnlyNew York Central Vacant lotWatertownNYUSARemnants overgrown.
Visual Remains OnlyDelaware & Hudson vacant lotWatervlietNYUSAturntable ring outline in center, remnants of foundation
Roundhouse and Turntable201918Pennsylvania railcar rebuilderWest SenecaNYUSA

Statistics for Roundhouses in New York


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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