Enginehouse Update – Early July

Packing Up at the Roundhouse Restoration of the only salvageable original roundhouse doors started in April when the pair was removed to a temporary shelter adjacent to the building. Volunteers restored each surface of the two 7’6” x18’ Douglas fir doors. Two pairs of handmade “replica” doors will be installed along with the original in …

Late May – Completing the Frame

The frame components were completed by May 25. Two tracks enter the building: the west track includes a drop pit and table. The east track will continue through the building to the property’s south side. Wood roundhouse doors will be installed in the large frames on the north and south walls. In mid May the …

Early May: Erecting the Enginehouse

In late April the concrete floor slabs, drop table and pit areas were complete and cured. On May 7th, the erector crew started assembling the Enginehouse frame. These photos show quick progress in just a few days.

Mid April: Enginehouse Slab Pours

The south end of the Enginehouse concrete slab was poured in three separate segments. Because pouring required dry weather, some were completed in the middle of the night. After the concrete set up, crews fitted special forms to shape the flangeways between the rails.