The Big Valley Roundhouse
- The Pecos Valley Southern fits it all in a wye. Lustig, David // Model Railroader;Oct2000, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p90
Details how a railroad's climate and finances shape the facilities of the engine terminal of the Pecos Valley Southern (PVS) Ry. History of PVS; Description of the terminal layout; Operation of PVS.
- Museum plan on track. Bennett, David // Crain's Cleveland Business;12/24/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 52, p1
Reports the approval of a federal grant to help preserve roundhouse in Cleveland, Ohio. Vision of Midwest Railway Preservation Society for the roundhouse; Impact of the plan on tourism; History of the roundhouse.
- Design and build a brick roundhouse. Darnaby, Bill // Model Railroader;Aug96, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p74
Describes how to design and build a typical roundhouse. Space considerations; Designing the trackwork; Roundhouse designs; Side and rear wall construction; Brick overlay; Interior framing; Front wall and engine doors; Inspection pits and flooring; Roofing.
- My first day on the railroad. Geletzke Jr., Charles H. // Classic Trains;Spring2008, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p72
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of working as a laborer in the Pontiac roundhouse of Grand Trunk Western for the first time.
- Model Railroader's 29th photo contest winners. // Model Railroader;Jan2008, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p66
Several images of the Model Railroader's 29th photo contest winners are presented including the "Big Action at the Marshall Roundhouse," the Rivarossi train model which passed across the trestle at Holly Springs in California, and "Switching the Mill."
- 'Rail Ale' returns to Barrow Hill roundhouse. // Railways Illustrated;Apr2013, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p47
The article offers information on the Rail Ale festival to be held at Barrow Hill roundhouse in England on May 17/18, 2013.
- Barrow Hill announces 2013 events. // Railways Illustrated;Mar2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p38
The article announces the upcoming events of Barrow Hill Roundhouse for 2013 including the celebration of the launch of Brighton Belle on March 30, the 12th Rail Ale event on May 17 to 18, and the live model show in September 28 to 29.
- Entertaining a dangerous guest: Sacrifice and play in the... Waterson, Roxana // Oceania;Dec95, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p81
Provides an account of a ritual called Ma'pakorong, which is practiced in the western districts of Tana Toraja, in the highlands of South Sulawesi in Indonesia. Themes common to many other sacrificial performances from ethnographic contexts around the world; Boundaries, transgressions and...
- Rites of passage III. Marty, M.E. // Christian Century;8/9/89-8/16/89, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p735
Opinion. Part III. Comments on the rites of passage undergone by Christian youth. Confirmation, and a humorous account of an anticipated gift not given.