Retired steam locomotive #2716 is parked at the Kentucky Railway Museum at New Haven is Nelson County. The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation has announced a campaign to bring former C&O steam locomotive #2716 back to life. According to KSHCO, once refurbished, the engine will be one of the most powerful steam locomotives in the world and will be the only operating survivor of its kind. Some of the prep work is being done in New Haven before the planned move to Lexington for a full rebuild.
Retired steam locomotive #2716 is parked at the Kentucky Railway Museum at New Haven is Nelson County. The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation has announced a campaign to bring former C&O steam locomotive #2716 back to life. According to KSHCO, once refurbished, the engine will be one of the most powerful steam locomotives in the world and will be the only operating survivor of its kind. Some of the prep work is being done in New Haven before the planned move to Lexington for a full rebuild. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
Retired steam locomotive #2716 is parked at the Kentucky Railway Museum at New Haven is Nelson County. The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation has announced a campaign to bring former C&O steam locomotive #2716 back to life. According to KSHCO, once refurbished, the engine will be one of the most powerful steam locomotives in the world and will be the only operating survivor of its kind. Some of the prep work is being done in New Haven before the planned move to Lexington for a full rebuild. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

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