The east roundhouse catered for passenger engines, whilst the west one catered for goods (freight in 1990's railroad parlance) engines.
Agreeing to defend each other, David and Alan use the roundhouse as a defensive base against the Captain's attack, who surrenders.
Graduates of technical schools are received as special apprentices and are directed in a course of four years through the erecting shops, vice shop, blacksmith shop, boiler shop, roundhouse, test department, machine shop, air-brake shop, iron foundry, car shop, work of firing on the road, office work in the motive power accounting department, and drawing room; the most competent may be admitted through the grades of inspector, in the office of the master mechanic or of the road foreman of engines, assistant master mechanic, assistant engineer of motive power, master mechanic and superintendent of motive power.
Peter had stopped touring when he was asked to light a special one-off for Pink Floyd at the Roundhouse in 1968.
Learn the techniques used to build a roundhouse or help to weave a basket out of willow.