W C Greene wrote: ..He bashed several enginehouse kits into one humongus HO roundhouse with just 1 track leading to the TT, structure all around with that 1 track sneaking between the big ol' thing. ..
Rotundas, as they were called, existed even in the US. Their heyday was between 1850 and 1890. Here's an example.
Wow! Now that is cool, never even thought these existed before seeing it. those concrete abutments were quite essential to keep a locomotive from backing up too far, beyond signals was there any indicator for a locomotive coming in on the upper deck that they turntable was not in position?Maybe like a drawbar across the tracks like on a road crossing?
I'm a Colorado mining district afficianado. Planning a layout in HOn3.