Help us restore Nashville’s No. 576!



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?
September 21, 2022

Nashville Steam Surpasses Summer Fundraising Goal

Following the announcement of a special matching grant opportunity in May, the not-for-profit organization, Nashville Steam has successfully raised more than $200,000 toward the ongoing restoration of future Middle Tennessee…
August 17, 2022

NSPS Announces ’80 for 80′ Campaign to Mark 576’s 80th Birthday

NC&StL No. 576 Turns 80! NSPS Launches '80 for 80' Campaign to Finish 2022 Matching Grant First 80 People to Donate $80 Will Receive Limited Edition Challenge Coin   Nashville's…
May 1, 2022

2022 Matching Grant Powers Music City Steam Locomotive Closer to Completion

Following a successful ten-week matching grant last year, Nashville Steam has announced a second $100,000 matching grant opportunity where all donations of $250 or more for the restoration of Middle…
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February 21, 2022

Nashville Steam Reaches Goal, Sets Record for Fundraising

Nashville Steam Reaches Matching Fundraising Goal and Sets Record to Revive Music City’s Steam Engine   NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Efforts to restore Nashville’s historic steam locomotive to operation were boosted…



2 days ago

Nashville Steam
We are elated to announce that our summer matching fundraiser has surpassed our $100,000 goal! Over $240,000 has been raised to fund the restoration of Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis steam locomotive no. 576. Thanks to our donors, members, and friends across the country who contributed. Read on for details on what work these funds will cover this year and what this means for a test fire in 2023! Click here: ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Nashville Steam
Mark your calendars! Join us on Saturday, November 5th for the Nashville Steam-576 Fall Open House! Come on out to the steam shop for a behind-the-scenes look at the progress on No. 576. Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and explain what it takes to bring a 1942 steam locomotive back to life. Our open house is being held in conjunction with the Tennessee Central Railway Museum's Fall 2022 Model Train Show and Open House. Don't miss this opportunity for a day of Nashville railroading! ... See MoreSee Less
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4 weeks ago

Nashville Steam
Wow! Such an incredible day with our friends at the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society. Thanks again to Nickel Plate no. 765 and the crew for providing the needed steam pressure to help 576 sing in honor of her 80th anniversary. Learn more about our ‘80 for 80’ campaign at: ... See MoreSee Less
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