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 Only91904Norfolk & Western unknownBristolVAUSA
Turntable OnlyChesapeake & Ohio CSX yard and fuel centerClifton ForgeVAUSAstill in use
Turntable Only21Chesapeake & Ohio Houff Corp. transloading facilityClifton ForgeVAUSA115 foot turntable saved in 2017 but in poor condition
Visual Remains OnlySouthern Norfolk Southern tie yardCreweVAUSA
Turntable OnlyBuckingham Branch in disrepairDillwynVAUSA
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
Turntable Only1994 Amtrak yardLortonVAUSA
Visual Remains OnlyNorfolk & Western Forest PreserveLynchburgVAUSAPit next to Forest Preserve walkway. Never was a roundhouse.
Roundhouse and Turntable201920Norfolk & Western Norfolk Southern Lambert's Point yardNorfolkVAUSA4 stalls remain. Still in use.
Visual Remains OnlyNorfolk & Western Norfolk Southern yardNortonVAUSAturntable ring partially visible beneath tree
Visual Remains Only26Chesapeake & Ohio Vacant part of Fulton YardRichmondVAUSA
Turntable OnlyRoanoke Machine Works Norfolk Southern yardRoanokeVAUSAin use
Turntable Only1970Norfolk & Western Norfolk Southern yardRoanokeVAUSAstill in use
Roundhouse and Turntable211882Roanoke Machine Works NS ShopRoanokeVAUSA16 stalls remain.
Turntable OnlyNorfolk & Western NS YardRoanokeVAUSAShaffers Crossing
Visual Remains Only151885Shenandoah Valley NS yardShenandoahVAUSARazed by 1963.
Visual Remains Only13Virginian open park areaVictoriaVAUSA

Statistics for Roundhouses in Virginia

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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