Wasatch To Restore L&N Steamer

Wasatch Railroad Contractors will oversee the restoration of a former Louisville & Nashville steam locomotive in Kentucky.

KentuckyL&N 0-8-0 No. 2132 will be cosmetically restored for display in Corbin, Kentucky at the Corbin Railroad Museum. The restoration project also includes L&N steel bay window caboose No. 30.

The restorations, expected to be done in time for an August festival in Corbin, are expected to cost $294,224.

The L&N Railroad Historical Society also plans to hold its 2017 convention in Corbin in September.

No. 2132, a class C-1, is one of three L&N steam locomotives still in existence.

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