Hudson Bay Railway GP30 has been in storage for some time in Prince Albert. At the height of CTRW's success many engines were brought in from other Omnitrax lines. Many M420Ws and GP10s dominated the yard, however several SD9 chop nosed units were stored here, along with this Canadian oddball...
Missouri Pacific roundhouse foundation at Cotter, Arkansas, sometime in 1992, photo by Chuck Zeiler. This may be railroad archeology, but at the time I was employed by a local real estate company to photograph property in their area. They hired a plane and I shot out the window some aerial...
One of the very few turntables left in operation in the US is pictured here in Anaconda, Mt where the Rarus Railway uses it to turn locomotives & cars coming out of their roundhouse onto the right track.
In 1919, plans were released for the new Niles Yards on the east side of Niles, MI, including a thirty stall roundhouse and a 100' turntable, the huge diesel shop which is still there along with the ice house, 75 miles of track down to maybe 2 miles now. From 1920 - 1960.
The roundhouse is a large class at Itozaki. In 1969, there were 22 steam locomotives (D51x7, C62x8, C59x3, C50x4) at Itozaki engine house.
In 1970, JNR had 2258 steam locomotives and many roundhouses. But until 1976, all steam locomotives retired and almost roundhouses were pulled down.
Milwaukee Road Roundhouse, Othello, important crew change point in the former Idhaho, then Washington Division. Formerly start of electrification to Seattle and Tacoma.
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