Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Massachusetts

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Roundhouse Only3Boston & Albany misc storageAtholMAUSA roof intact, all tracks gone
Roundhouse Only6Boston & Albany abandonedChesterMAUSA roof in ruins, no tracks, no signs of activity
Roundhouse and TurntableBoston & Maine Pan Am Southern East Deerfield yardDeerfieldMAUSA Still in use by MoW dept. Roof destroyed by storm, Oct 2020.
Visual Remains OnlyBoston & Maine RR propertyHaverhillMAUSATurntable pit ring visible.
Roundhouse Only10New York, New Haven & Hartford Pufferbellies Nightclub closedHyannisMAUSA
Turntable Only10Boston & Maine Pan Am Southern yardLunenburgMAUSAturntable bridge used as static track, pit completely filled in
Roundhouse Only4New York, New Haven & Hartford Attleboro & Plainville OilPlainvilleMAUSA Turntable Pit Filled in
Roundhouse Only5Boston & Maine Atlantic Equipment construction equip. rentalRevereMAUSAgood condition, no tracks or turntable remain
Roundhouse and Turntable14New York, New Haven & Hartford Empty lotSpringfieldMAUSAThe foundation of a few stalls are still visible.
Visual Remains Only1887Boston & Maine near right-of-wayWaylandMAUSA Unclear if there was really a roundhouse at this location
Visual Remains Only44Boston & Albany CSX yard parking lotWest SpringfieldMAUSAconcrete floor visible in parking lot
Visual Remains Only4Old Colony Railroad DisplayWhitmanMAUSAUncovered during construction of MBTA parking lot. Restored for display .
Visual Remains OnlyNew York, New Haven & Hartford parking lotWoods HoleMAUSAEnd of line curved turntable retaining wall still exists.

Statistics for Roundhouses in Massachusetts

Maps And Lists of Roundhouses

Map Resources

Special thanks to Brian Berthold, Richard Shulby, and Mark Mason who have all worked together to research and locate many of the roundhouse remains shown in this database.

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