In the end, the Iowa roundhouse may only delay the real train wreck to come.
It was patent that some one had sneaked into the roundhouse and had pasted the papers there.
You could set your watch by that tune as confidently as by the roundhouse whistle.
While still off balance from the blow that hurt, he tried to swing a roundhouse left.
Leaving school, he secured a job in the roundhouse at Stanley Junction.
The roundhouse, the coal chutes and the signal tower were gone.
They steamed out of the roundhouse and were soon at the head of their freight train.
When he gets to the end of the run, there will be a crew to take his locomotive away to the roundhouse.
“It will be a sort of vacation holiday for you, lad,” said the roundhouse foreman.
Ralph waited until they were on their way home from the roundhouse that evening.
also round-house, "lock-up, place of detention," 1580s, from Dutch rondhuis "guardhouse." Meaning "circular shed for locomotives with a turntable in the center" is from 1856. Meaning "blow delivered with a wide sweep of the arm" is perhaps extended from "round building for circular machinery."