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Southern Pacific Railroad, Carlin Shops, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Foot of Sixth Street, Carlin, Elko County, NV



B&W Photos

HB859444
Southeast Elevation, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northwest (90mm Lens)

HB859445
Oblique View Of Southeast Elevation, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northeast Showing The Rhythm Of The Fenestration And Pilasters (210mm Lens).

HB859446
Oblique View Of Southwest End, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To North Showing The Curvature Of The End Wall That Was The Common Wall With The Roundhouse, And The Large Metal-clad Doors Through Which Steam

HB859447
Southwest End, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northeast (135mm Lens).

HB859448
Northwest Elevation, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Southeast (90mm Lens).

HB859449
Northeast End, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Southwest (135mm Lens)

HB859450
Detail, Segmental-arched, 12/12 Double-hung Windows (lower Sash Boarded Against Entry), Southeast Elevation, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northwest (210mm Lens).

HB859451
Detail, Metal-clad Locomotive Entry Doors, Southwest End, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northeast (135mm Lens).

HB859452
Detail, Sign At East Comer Of Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northwest (210mm Lens)

HB859453
Interior, Boiler Room, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northwest (90mm Lens)

HB859454
Interior Detail, Boiler Room, Fire Door To The Adjacent Blacksmith Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Southwest (90mm Lens).

HB859455
Interior, Blacksmith Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northwest (90mm Lens).

HB859456
Interior Detail, Blacksmith Shop, Showing A Portion Of The Original Overhead Belt Drive System That Powered Machine Tools In The Adjacent Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To West, 135mm Lens.

HB859457
Interior, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To North (90mm Lens).

HB859458
Interior, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northeast (90mm Lens)

HB859459
Interior, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To South (90mm Lens)

HB859460
Interior Detail, Pilaster On Transverse Wall At The Northeast End Of The Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To Northeast (90mm Lens)

HB859461
Interior Detail, Drill Press And Grinder, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To East (135mm Lens).

HB859462
Interior Detail, Grinder And Drill Press, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, View To South (135mm Lens).


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
Foot of Sixth Street, Carlin, NV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NV-26-C
Building/structure dates: 1905 initial construction

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Machine Shops
Transportation


Related Names
Andersen, Ed, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Southeast elevation, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northwest (90mm lens). Engine Stores Building (HAER NV-26-A) is at left, Oil House (HAER NV-26-B) is at right.
2. Oblique view of southeast elevation, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northeast showing the rhythm of the fenestration and pilasters (210mm lens).
3. Oblique view of southwest end, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to north showing the curvature of the end wall that was the common wall with the Roundhouse, and the large metal-clad doors through which steam locomotives were moved into the Machine Shop (135mm lens).
4. Southwest end, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northeast (135mm lens).
5. Northwest elevation, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to southeast (90mm lens).
6. Northeast end, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to southwest (135mm lens). The tall freestanding smokestack from the Boiler Room originally stood adjacent to this end of the building.
7. Detail, segmental-arched, 12/12 double-hung windows (lower sash boarded against entry), southeast elevation, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northwest (210mm lens).
8. Detail, metal-clad locomotive entry doors, southwest end, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northeast (135mm lens).
9. Detail, sign at east comer of Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northwest (210mm lens). Sign reads, 'Open Valve To Supply Water To City.' The railroad could supply water to all of Carlin.
10. Interior, Boiler Room, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northwest (90mm lens). The silver stacks suspended from the ceiling in the background mark the former location of the boilers, and served as steam vents.
11. Interior detail, Boiler Room, fire door to the adjacent Blacksmith Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to southwest (90mm lens).
12. Interior, Blacksmith Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northwest (90mm lens).
13. Interior detail, Blacksmith Shop, showing a portion of the original overhead belt drive system that powered machine tools in the adjacent Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to west, 135mm lens.
14. Interior, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to north (90mm lens).
15. Interior, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northeast (90mm lens). The arched cutouts in the bottom chords of the roof trusses were necessary to provide clearance for the smokestacks of steam locomotives, and also mark the location of the former inspection pit in the floor (now filled in and covered by a new concrete floor).
16. Interior, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to south (90mm lens). Note the large segmental-arched doorway to move locomotives in and out of Machine Shop.
17. Interior detail, pilaster on transverse wall at the northeast end of the Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to northeast (90mm lens). Note the offset top of the pilaster, a feature common to all interior transverse wall pilasters.
18. Interior detail, drill press and grinder, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to east (135mm lens).
19. Interior detail, grinder and drill press, Machine Shop, Roundhouse Machine Shop Extension, Southern Pacific Railroad Carlin Shops, view to south (135mm lens).


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