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You’re Invited


To a Special Press Conference and Community Event

Saturday, May 19th, 2018:


Ravenna Rail Revival:

The Kentucky Rail Heritage Center


The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation and CSX Transportation invite you to join us as a guest to a community celebration and press conference as we announce the creation of a transformational regional project: The Kentucky Rail Heritage Center.



Congressman Andy Barr

Sandy Dunahoo - Commissioner, Department of Local Government

Shantel Davis - Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities, CSX

Chris Campbell - President, Kentucky Steam Heritage

Joe Crawford - Executive Director, Estill Development Alliance

Kevin Williams - Judge Executive, Estill County Fiscal Court



Veterans Memorial Park

502 Main Street

Ravenna, KY 40472



Saturday, May 19th

1:30pm - 2:30pm


A community celebration will surround this event. Music will be played beginning around noon


Food and drink will be offered by the Irvine Jr. Firefighters in Veterans Memorial Park starting at noon.

Upcoming Events

  • Sat, May 19
    Veterans Memorial Park
    May 19, 2018, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Veterans Memorial Park, 502 Main St, Ravenna, KY 40472, USA
    Join us for a community celebration as CSX, the Kentucky Steam Heritage Corp. and Estill County announce the initiation of a region-altering project
499 Kirkland Ave  
Irvine, KY 40336
1-833-KY STEAM
The Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation (KSHC) is a Kentucky based 501 c(3) non-profit organization operating with the intent to educate, entertain and inspire past, current and future generations by operating historic rail equipment. The hallmark of our efforts is the restoration of Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Steam Locomotive 2716 to operation. The restoration and operation of 2716 and other historic pieces will prove to be living history and will serve as an educational tool, enhancing heritage tourism and stimulating economic growth.
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