Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Virginia

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Roundhouse Only8Norfolk & Western unknownBristolVAUSA
Turntable OnlyChesapeake & Ohio CSX yard and fuel centerClifton ForgeVAUSAstill in use
Turntable OnlyChesapeake & Ohio Houff Corp. transloading facilityClifton ForgeVAUSAturntable in poor condition
Visual Remains OnlySouthern Norfolk Southern tie yardCreweVAUSA
Visual Remains Only26Chesapeake & Ohio Vacant part of CSX yardFulton HillVAUSA
Roundhouse Only9 James Madison UniversityHarrisonburgVAUSANever was a roundhouse. Only looks like it might have been one.
Visual Remains OnlyAtlantic & Danville vacant lotLawrencevilleVAUSAturntable ring outline visible in grass
Visual Remains OnlyNorfolk & Western Forest PreserveLynchburgVAUSAPit next to Forest Preserve walkway. Never was a roundhouse.
Roundhouse and Turntable4Norfolk & Western Norfolk Southern Lambert's Point yardNorfolkVAUSAstill in use
Visual Remains OnlyNorfolk & Western Norfolk Southern yardNortonVAUSAturntable ring partially visible beneath tree
Turntable OnlyRoanoke Machine Works Norfolk Southern yardRoanokeVAUSAin use
Turntable OnlyNorfolk & Western Norfolk Southern yardRoanokeVAUSAstill in use
Roundhouse and Turntable16Roanoke Machine Works NS ShopRoanokeVAUSA
Turntable OnlyNorfolk & Western NS YardRoanokeVAUSAShaffers Crossing
Visual Remains OnlyVirginian open park areaVictoriaVAUSA

Statistics for Roundhouses in Virginia


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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