Modeling The Bluefield,West Virginia Roundhouse circa: 1950'
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Sat Nov 29 07:54:02 EST 2008
There are a number of drawings and photos in the NWHS Archives. You
can search a list of these at
There appears to be more material on the original roundhouse which
had a 60' circa 1892 turntable than the later 115' turntable put in
place around 1926.
At 12:37 PM 11/28/2008, you wrote:
>I have acquired five 8"X10" black and white, aerial photographs from
>Grubb Photo of Bluefield,West Virginia showing the roundhouse from
>an aerial perspective. I want to model the roundhouse and the turntable & pit.
>Dose anyone have any additional resources that they are willing to
>share on this structure?
>How many stalls did this Bluefield Roundhouse have?
>How long was the turntable?
>Are there any dimensioned drawings, plan views or elevation drawings?
>How long were the stalls from entry to rear wall?
>All help will be appreciated.
>David C. Braum <dcbraum at yahoo.com>
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