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 and adjust the conditions of the locomotive. The gauges below have been completely restored and are ready for service.
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2 days ago
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: www.nashvillesteam.org/2022/09/summer-fundraising-goal-surpassed/ ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
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
4 weeks ago
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: bit.ly/3K9PH8b#StripeHype ... See MoreSee Less