1291 is in excellent mechanical condition and back on live rail with the A&M at Springdale for the first time in more than 35 years. Check out the contrasting images, A&M 68 passes 1291 at Exeter Mo in 2003, and in 2023 engine 68 is coupled to her. The friends of the A&M museum will be finishing out the interior of 1291 and her first run back in service will take place late this summer. Friends of the A&M also have caboose 1288 it weas donated to them and they plan to restore it and put it in service, word is they want to paint 1288 in the orange and white scheme. Good times its been a fun 9 years but it is finally becoming a reality.