Nashville Steam Hopes to Test NC&StL 576 in 2023 – Railfan & Railroad Magazine

Source: Nashville Steam Hopes to Test NC&StL 576 in 2023 – Railfan & Railroad Magazine

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“Historic Chattanooga Choo Choo train cars being removed as part of restoration effort”

November 1, 2022

Historic rail cars removed in effort to restore Chattanooga Choo Choo to ‘former glory’

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A big change is happening at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, with old rail cars that once served as hotel rooms for decades now being lifted into the air.

“It gave me sort of a pinch in my heart, see those rail cars being crushed out there,” says Ron Littlefield, former Chattanooga Mayor.

In the heart of Chattanooga sits the Chattanooga Choo Choo train, with history dating back decades.

For the complete story, click here: https://newschannel9.com/news/local/historic-rail-cars-removed-in-effort-to-restore-chattanooga-choo-choo-to-former-glory.

News courtesy of WTVC News Channel 9.


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“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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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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