Posted by David Doty Sr. on February 10, 2014 
How sad it is to see all of that historic equipment being destroyed by the elements. It appears as though none of it will ever be made to run again. It would have been far better if Bissoo Towboat Co. had sent it all to the scrappers torches.
Posted by Rich Brown on February 10, 2014 
Museum or junkyard ?
Posted by Dennis A. Livesey on February 10, 2014 
Well this is a surprise. Hopefully, more exposure like this will alert people who can save this equipment.
Posted by pierre fournier on February 10, 2014 
Must,ve been parked there for at least 50 years.
Posted by Scott Cunningham on February 11, 2014 
Hey - they've rebuilt worse wrecks than this in the UK and got them up and running again. Needs lots of money thrown at it though!
Posted by Paul Alimia on August 2, 2014 
Don't rush to judgment - there is more to the story here than is shown. This loco in this condition when it was recently acquired by LASTA in 2013. Bisso Towing had it sitting on the levee of the Mississippi River unprotected from the elements. It was last painted in the early 1980s. I think LASTA plans on restoring this unit but has not started yet. They did an outstanding job on the T&P 745 several years ago.
Posted by Paul Alimia on August 2, 2014 
A correction to my previous comment - 2010, not 2013. See photo ID 325675
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