“CSX Paints C30-7 Locomotive for KSHC”

April 25, 2022

CSX has cosmetically restored rare C30-7 diesel locomotive for Kentucky Steam Heritage

Huntington, West Virginia — This week, the CSX Huntington, West Virginia shops will roll out another freshly painted locomotive, as is done routinely by the Jacksonville, Florida-based Fortune-500 transportation company. On Monday, however, their most recent rendering is a homage to a vanishing era in American railroading; a cosmetically restored General Electric C30-7, a locomotive that ruled the rails in Appalachia over three decades ago.

For the complete story, click here: https://www.kentuckysteam.org/post/csx-paints-c30-7-locomotive.

News courtesy of Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation.


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Depot Doings: LaCrosse, IN / Benton Harbor, MI / Breckinridge, MI / Greenville, MI / Newaygo, MI / Barboursville, WV / Marlinton, WV

Featured Chesapeake & Ohio depots on the blog this month are those in Indiana, Michigan, and West Virginia:

All photos courtesy of Old Time Trains.


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NC&StL’s #576 Update: “Nashville Steam Reaches Goal, Sets Record for Fundraising”

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Efforts to restore Nashville’s historic steam locomotive to operation were boosted by a record-breaking, year-end fundraiser that raised $200,000 total. With over $26,000 raised on Giving Tuesday alone and an additional $74,000 raised between November 2021 and January 2022, the non-profit organization successfully met a $100,000 matching grant with $100,000 in donations.

For the complete story, click here: https://www.nashvillesteam.org/2022/02/nashville-steam-reaches-goal-sets-record-for-fundraising/.

News courtesy of The Nashville Steam Preservation Society, Inc.


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