Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Wisconsin

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern Union Pacific yard unused areaAdamsWIUSAoutline of foundation in grass
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern Union Pacific yardAltoonaWIUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains OnlyMinneapolis, Saint Paul & Sault Saint Marie Canadian National yardChippewa FallsWIUSAconcrete floor visible
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific AbandonedGreen BayWIUSAfoundation visible
Roundhouse Only6Canadian National Canadian National yardGreen BayWIUSA
Visual Remains Only vacant lotGreen Bay WIUSApad and turntable pit are visable
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern Union Pacific yardItascaWIUSAfoundation visible
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific noneJanesville WIUSA
Roundhouse and Turntable3Wisconsin Southern WSOR maintenanceJanesville WIUSA3 stalls tracked
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy BNSF yardLa CrosseWIUSAconcrete floor used for intermodal container storage
Roundhouse Only10Chicago & Northwestern Office buildingMadisonWIUSArenovated
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern Union Pacific yard tank containment dikeMilwaukeeWIUSAno visual signs of historical roundhouse, turntable ring only
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern wooded lotMonicoWIUSAtrees growing through foundation outline shape
Roundhouse and TurntableChicago & Northwestern Canadian National yard repair shopsNorth Fon Du LacWIUSAgood condition
Roundhouse and TurntableMinneapolis, Saint Paul & Sault Saint Marie Canadian National yard repair shopsNorth Fon Du LacWIUSAgood condition
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Canadian Pacific yardPortageWIUSA2 stalls of roundhouse foundation visible under outdoor storage
Roundhouse OnlyMinneapolis, Saint Paul & Sault Saint Marie Wisconsin Central, CN yard useRhinelanderWIUSAno turntable or tracks remain
Roundhouse and Turntable8Chicago & Northwestern Spooner Railroad ParkSpoonerWIUSAnot connected to track
Roundhouse and TurntableChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Canadian National locomotive repairStevens PointWIUSAvery good condition
Visual Remains OnlyGreat Northern BNSF yardSuperiorWIUSAfoundation and some concrete floor visible
Roundhouse OnlyLake Superior Terminal & Transfer vacantSuperiorWIUSAmay have been recently leveled per street view
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific vacant lotTomahWIUSAconcrete floor remains
Roundhouse OnlyGreen Bay & Western Canadian National yard storageWisconsin RapidsWIUSAno tracks or turntable

Statistics for Roundhouses in Wisconsin

Resources

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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