Enjoy this brief look at our Open House celebration last Friday and stay tuned for an update later this week!
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3 days ago
We're lifting off on June 17th! 🚂 ⬆️Next Thursday, Clark Crane, LLC will be on site to take the restoration to new heights! While No. 576 is airborne, the wheels and trucks will be removed for inspections and repairs. For safety reasons only limited personnel will be allowed on the property, but thanks to our friends at Trains Magazine you can watch the engine lift from the comfort of your home! Click here bit.ly/3cvdKyH to read the full announcement. #SteamTheStripe ...
6 days ago
Need a lift? These specially designed lifting fixtures (one on each side of the firebox) will lock into the rear frame lifting lugs and will be attached to a crane via a spreader bar. This will allow for the locomotive to be lifted for the upcoming removal of the driving wheels and trucks, which require refurbishment due to service wear and deterioration from its time outside in the elements. The big lift is right around the corner! More details on this important step will be released soon! #TechTuesday #SteamTheStripe ...
2 weeks ago
We were thrilled to host attendees of the 2020 / 2021 National Garden Railway Convention - Nashville in the steam shop this morning! Of course Mother Nature wasn’t as welcoming but a little rain wasn’t enough to dampen the day. Thanks to everyone who came out to learn more about No. 576 and a special thanks to our incredible volunteers for their outstanding work!The NSPS Company Store will be set up at the convention’s train show this weekend at the Gaylord Opryland Events Center. The show is open to the public Friday from 8am-6pm and Saturday 8am-2pm ...