Check out our brand new video promoting our restoration of No. 576!
Help Revive a Nashville Legend!
By Nashville SteamOctober 25, 2016Uncategorized
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1 week ago
"People that know what this means to not only Nashville’s history but the country’s history. It's about bringing back a piece of Old Nashville. And with it, they’re bringing the sounds that inspired musicians, especially country artists in Nashville. Those sounds haven’t been heard here since the ’50s." We're thrilled to have Nashville Scene cover the restoration of the "Centennial Park" engine. Check out their article here: www.nashvillescene.com/news/citylimits/train-preservationists-enter-final-mile-of-restoration-on-... ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
It's been awhile since our mechanical update, but that doesn't mean the work is slowing down! In fact, the overhaul of No. 576's original Westinghouse cross-compound air pump is nearing completion. The air compressor provides the needed air to work the train's braking system. The air is contained within 2 large reservoir tanks that are cast into the locomotive's frame. A huge thank you to the John H. Emery Rail Heritage Trust for providing the funding needed to overhaul the air pump and our friends at FMW Solutions for performing the work. We can't wait to hear that classic rhythm and pulse that only a Westinghouse can provide. And that's not all! More exciting updates are on the way that will really get us rolling down the #LastMile! #TechTuesday ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
"More than $2 million has been raised since this project began...it will certainly be an economic boom for both Nashville and the surrounding areas.” Thanks to WKRN News 2 and Maranda Whittington for their tour of the shop and update on our last mile! fb.watch/j5KkwU_plk/ ... See MoreSee Less