Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Tennessee

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Roundhouse OnlyNashville, Chattanooga, and St Louis CSX yard, AbandonedBrucetonTNUSARoundhouse demolished on 4/9/2019
Turntable OnlySouthern Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum Soule ShopsChattanoogaTNUSAturntable originally from Cedartown, GA
Turntable OnlyClinchfield CSX yardErwinTNUSAstill in use
Visual Remains OnlyIllinois Central vacant lotJacksonTNUSAFoundation visible, undergrowth beginning. Is that a steam crane abandoned near by?
Visual Remains OnlyLouisville & Nashville CSX yardKnoxvilleTNUSA3 trackways used for railcar wheelset storage
Roundhouse and Turntable16Southern Norfolk Southern yardKnoxvilleTNUSAstill in use
Turntable OnlySaint Louis-San Francisco BNSF yardMemphisTNUSA
Turntable OnlyBurlington Northern Santa Fe Canadian National Harrison YardMemphisTNUSA
Roundhouse and TurntableNashville, Chattanooga, and St Louis CSX Locomotive ShopNashvilleTNUSA

Statistics for Roundhouses in Tennessee


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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