Railroad Roundhouses & Rail Yards

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Railroad Roundhouses & Rail Yards

Subject

Roundhouses (Railroads) - -United States
Railroad stations -- Idaho

Description

Roundhouses were used by the railroad companies primarily to service and store steam locomotives. Nearly every locomotive terminal in the country was anchored by a roundhouse. By the 1950s, roundhouses no longer served their purpose, and most were demolished.

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Nampa Roundhouse
Engine turntable
Nampa Rail Terminal yards
Nampa Railroad roundhouse building
Roundhouse Building
Union Pacific diesel bay #1
Union Pacific diesel bay#2
Union Pacific diesel bay #3
Nampa Rail Yard
Nampa Roundhouse Crew

Citation

“Railroad Roundhouses & Rail Yards,” Nampa Public Library, accessed July 15, 2024, https://nampalibrary.omeka.net/items/show/690.

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