Large Scale Central

Locomotive move

OH MY! That is so cool! What a great restoration.


The details of that could be interesting,

B.R. Howard Conservation will be combining the practices of conservation and selective restoration to return the locomotive to an appearance where visitors can appreciate the construction technologies used in its fabrication.

However, the current locomotive is in poor and unstable condition having actively corroding iron, fungal decay of all wooden components, and actively flaking paint in areas which still retain paint.

The Yankee is about 70% intact, and almost 60% of its parts are original. A recent historical report complete with conservation recommendations will guide restoration efforts.