Surviving Roundhouses and Turntables in Nebraska

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Blue (Roundhouse and Turntable), Green (Roundhouse Only), Yellow (Turntable only), Red (Visual Remains)
TypeStallsYear BuiltRailroadCurrent UseCityStateCountryNotes
Roundhouse Only10Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Trinidad Benham bean processing plantBridgeportNEUSAGood condition, old turntable bridge can be see to the right of the long building to the east.
Turntable OnlyBurnlington & Missouri River vacant lotBurwellNEUSAnot in operating condition and no tracks
Roundhouse and Turntable24Elkhorn & Missouri Valley Nebraska Northwestern Railroad yardChadronNEUSABuilt as wood with brick interior. Separate 4-stall section was added later. 6-8 long stalls added later. Restored by NNW, now clad in corrigated galvanized metal.
Roundhouse Only3Chicago & Northwestern municipal storageEmersonNEUSAtracks removed
Visual Remains Only15Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific vacant lotFairburyNEUSA
Visual Remains Only251909Missouri Pacific storage area between UP and BNSF yardsFalls CityNEUSAFoundation of original roundhouse visible, partially covered by newer building.
Visual Remains Only15Chicago & North Western ParkFremontNEUSA
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy BNSF YardHastingsNEUSA
Roundhouse Only51884Nebraska, Burlington & Nebraska River Nebraskaland Aviation ag warehouseHoldregeNEUSAgood condition, fertilizer and ag chemicals storage
Visual Remains Only1889Omaha & Republican Valley backfilled and abandonedLincolnNEUSAOutline of turntable pit rim visible but stalls have been removed and covered by a parking lot.
Roundhouse and TurntableChicago, Burlington & Quincy BNSF Hobson yardLincolnNEUSATurntable still in use, roundhouse disconnected from trackage
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern Open FieldLong PineNEUSA
Roundhouse Only5Chicago, Burlington & Quincy industrial warehouse in BNSF yardMcCookNEUSAroundhouse attached to modern warehouse
Visual Remains Only41884Burlington & Missouri fenced in storage padNebraska CityNEUSAconcrete floor visible
Visual Remains Only28Union Pacific Vacant lotNorth PlatteNEUSA
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad filled inOmahaNEUSA
Visual Remains Only17Burlington & Missouri River public parkPlattsmouthNEUSA
Visual Remains OnlyChicago, Burlington & Quincy AbandonedRavennaNEUSAOutline of foundation
Visual Remains Only6Chicago, Burlington & Quincy FieldSenecaNEUSA6 stall roundhouse foundation visible
Visual Remains Only91911Union Pacific rail yardSidneyNEUSATurntable and roundhouse foundation can be seen.
Visual Remains OnlyChicago & Northwestern ag supply yardSuperiorNEUSAUsed by AT&SF. Outline of foundation visible, 4 stalls.
Visual Remains Only6Burlington & Missouri River vacant lotWymoreNEUSAfoundation faintly visible

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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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