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Southern Railway Spencer Shops
Society: ASMEEra: 1890-1899DateCreated: 1896The North Carolina Transportation MuseumSpencerState: NCZip: 28159Country: USAWebsite:, Spencer, Samuel

A majority of the buildings, used originally in steam locomotive repair and maintenance, are still intact, including the backshop (erecting shop), roundhouse, flue shop, paint shop, and parts storage buildings. The 37-stall roundhouse is one of the largest remaining roundhouses in North America still in continuous operation. The site contains other significant buildings including the car repair shed, yard office, oil house, sand house, and wheel balancing shed.

Image Credit: Courtesy ASMEImage Caption: The Bob Julian Roundhouse, part of Southern Railway Spencer ShopsEra_date_from: 1896
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