Turntables

In the context of railroads, revolving platforms that turn on a central pivot laid with rails connected to adjacent tracks; used for turning railway vehicles.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3371
Names
turntables
turntable
railway turntables
draaischijven Dutch
draaischijf Dutch
coronas de rotación Spanish
corona de rotación Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007925. The J. Paul Getty Trust.