"Roundhouses Revived": TRHC featured in Via Rail's Destination magazine
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"Roundhouses Revived ! Second Debut" is an article by Guylaine Spencer in a recent issue of Via Rail's Destinations magazine. It begins:
"Their half-moon shape and brick-and-wood construction distinguishes the buildings from the angular glass-and-steel skyscrapers engulfing them. At first glance, you may not know what to make of these bizarre-looking structures called roundhouses. Although rare today, these railway buildings were once very common. Roughly 3,000 were built across North America, but only about 200 still stand. ......."
Click here to read the entire article.
The photo above of the John Street Roundhouse and the surrounding area is by Doug McFadgen and was taken on November 2, 1972.
Posting by Russ Milland; Photo by Doug McFadgen