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?

Nashville Steam Successfully Moves No. 576, First Time In 65 Years

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This past Friday, Nashville Steam reached a true milestone in the restoration of No. 576. After nearly 65 years of lying in repose, the locomotive showed the first sign of…

New Matching Grant Aids Relocation Fund

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Nashville Steam is pleased to announce a new $25,000 matching grant opportunity! An anonymous donor has generously agreed to help us reach our initial fundraising goal and jumpstart No. 576’s…

“Gauging” the Restoration

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Work continues outside of Centennial Park on No. 576’s various appliances, including the original gauges from the locomotive’s cab. These are the visual tools the engine crew used to monitor…

Dutchman’s Curve-100 Years Later

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Railroad history is not limited to Pullman, streamliners, and four-course meals in the dining car. Believe me I wish it was. But to truly understand and contextualize the place of…