Steam Engine 557 is moved from the Alaska Railroad yard to Wasilla for restoration Wednesday August 15, 2012. The engine returned to Alaska in January after Jim and Vic Jansen of Lynden Transport purchased it from a scrap dealer in Washington state and donated it to the Alaska Railroad Corporation with the understanding it would be restored to provide rail passenger service. With restoration estimated to cost $600,000 to $700,000, the Rasmuson Foundation approved a request for up to $350,000 as a matching grant, and the non-profit Engine 557 Restoration Company has been formed to raise funds and see the project through. Engine 557 first arrived in Alaska in 1944, and was retired in 1963. Contributions may be made to: Alaska Community Foundation; Attn: Engine 557 Restoration Company; 400 L Street, suite 100; Anchorage, Ak. 99501 or online at www.alaskacf.org.