There is nothing as invigorating as the mighty Iron Horse.

THE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE has inspired millions of people throughout history –
and Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway No. 576 is about to inspire thousands more.
NASHVILLE STEAM is undertaking the restoration and operation of a Nashville legend.
The adventure departs now. Will you climb aboard The Stripe?

NSPS Successfully Separates Tender from Engine

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After more than sixty years of standing idle together, the tender has successfully been separated from the engine. Weeks of prep work and a very productive work session last week…

UT Scan Report Brings Good News

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This past January, World Testing Inc. was on site at Centennial Park to perform an ultrasonic (UT) scan of the firebox sheets to determine metal thickness. Nashville Steam volunteers had…

Historic Nashville, Inc. Endorses Nashville Steam

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The Nashville Steam Preservation Society received an endorsement of support from Nashville’s famed preservation advocate, Historic Nashville, Inc. Historic Nashville formed in 1968 to promote and preserve Nashville’s historic¬†environment. They…

576 Report: Work on bearings and cylinders continue

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Following our successful Open House in mid-October, NSPS was back in Centennial Park to continue several projects on No. 576. Several of the tender roller bearings were drained of the…