any turntables or roundhouses still standing?

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any turntables or roundhouses still standing?
Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, March 9, 2008 12:43 PM
Hi Im new to the forums and would like to add to your list of rhs and tts that are still with us or long gone in the state of montana.Missoula Mt.-tt still in use but rh gone.Anaconda Mt.-tt and rh still there and operational.Troy MT.-tt and rh gone.Whitefish Mt.-tt and rh still operational.Helena Mt.-tt still in use rh gone.Deer Lodge MT.-tt and rh gone.Three Forks Mt.-tt and rh gone.Laurel Mt.-tt still operational 48 stall rh gone.Miles city Mt.-tt rh gone but shops still there and in use.Glendive Mt.-tt. rh.and shops still in use.Ollie Mt.-tt and rh gone.Melstone Mt.-tt and rh gone.Harlowton Mt.-tt gone rh still there and used as warehouse.Lewistown Mt.-tt and rh gone.Bowdoin Mt.-tt and rh gone.Havre Mt.-tt still used,rh gone, shops operational.Livingston Mt.-tt still used,rh gone,shops still operational.   I listed the structures that are gone because you can see the outlines of where they were from Google Earth of most of them.If anyone knows of anymore in montana please let me   Thankyou.
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Posted by nanaimo73 on Monday, March 10, 2008 3:23 PM

Welcome to the forums.

In addition, there are operating transfer tables in Livingston (ex NP) and Miles City (ex CMSP&P).

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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, March 10, 2008 6:19 PM
Thanks nanaimo. for what its worth the steam engine that powered the air compresser at the ex np shops in Livingston Mt. is located at the Barnes family farm and is fired up and ran every summer during a steam show.Its quite an awesome sight what with, Ibelieve,20 foot flywheels.They use it to build up air to start a 10 foot high 1 cylinder Fairbanks diesel engine that used to run a water pumping station on the GNRY.
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Posted by buddyburton on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 9:40 PM
I believe the Waterloo, IA roundhouse is still there on the former Illinois Central mainline(CN).
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Posted by cnwfan51 on Friday, April 18, 2008 2:08 PM
    The Union Pacific has three here in Iowa at the former CNW Yard in north Council   Bluffs   here in Boone there is a turntable and in Marshalltown Iowa the former M&STL Shops and turntable are still in place and used just about daily   Larry
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