State Historic Preservation Office

St. Paul Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway Company Shops Historic District

Name of Property: St. Paul Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway Company Shops Historic District
City or Vicinity: St. Paul
County: Ramsey County
State: MN
Name of Photographer: Andrea C. Pizza, Deco Cultural Services
Date of Photographs: January 6, May 3, and June 21, 2016

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Machine shop, looking northwest

Pattern shop, looking northeast

Storehouse, looking west-northwest

Roundhouse, looking west-northwest

Roundhouse, east end of north section showing 1907 end wall, looking east-northeast

Turntable, looking east-southeast

Turntable pit, detail of earlier turntable diameter markings, looking southeast

Restored roundhouse doors, looking north-northeast (compare with Figure 7)

View of steel door outside of stall 16, looking west-northwest

Interior of roundhouse, section housing former stalls 6-10, looking east

Interior of roundhouse, section housing stalls 11 to 15, looking west-northwest

Interior of roundhouse, in-progress restoration of stall 14 inspection pit, looking southeast

Interior of roundhouse, brick firewall on southwest side of stall 16, looking west-southwest

Interior of roundhouse, view of clerestory windows in section housing stalls 16 to 20, looking west

Interior of roundhouse, stall 16 with traveling crane, looking west-southwest

Interior of roundhouse, stall 17, looking west-northwest

Interior of roundhouse, stall 17, inspection pit, looking west-northwest

Interior of roundhouse, drop pit between stalls 16 and 17

Interior of roundhouse, restored clerestory windows in diesel section, looking southwest

Interior of roundhouse, stall 24, showing original floor level and raised diesel-era floor, looking northeast

Interior of roundhouse, stall 23, view of sunken floor, looking northeast

Power house, looking north-northwest

Power house, looking east

Spur tracks, looking west

Four-stall shed, looking east

Southernmost spur. Bridge No. 5664 in background, looking west

East elevation of south approach, looking east