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    Society tackles projects in new year, wins grant for additional riverfront work

    NEW HAVEN, Indiana – The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Inc (FWRHS) is moving to replace major components of historic steam locomotive no. 765 and take on a variety of other projects in 2016 after another successful year of operations.

  • Ohio residents Brad Taylor and his family regularly volunteer throughout the year on Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no. 765, based out of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    765 Brings Taylor Family Together

    The News Sentinel recently featured the Taylors Рone of several families that participates in maintaining and operating Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no. 765 together.

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    2015 in Review

    Was 2015 business as usual? Yes – and hardly. If the business of mainline steam can be summed up in the safe and enjoyable experiences of several thousand men, women and families behind our living time machine, then the 765 punched the clock. While the 765 and her crew have...

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    2015 Santa Train

    Click the button to be notified if additional trips are added! Santa Claus and his train return to the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society this December! Climb aboard a heated, vintage caboose for a 20-minute train ride with Santa. Enjoy food from Bravas, live entertainment and explore the world-famous Nickel...

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    Why 765

    October 28th is “Engine No. 765 Day” in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Why, you ask? Climb aboard and we’ll show you. ¬†

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    Logistics, planning and volunteers key to 765’s excursion trip eastward

    The News-Sentinel covered the ever increasing challenges – and rewards – in operating the 765: The 765 was active the majority of the weekends it was gone, including three straight in July and early August beginning with the Wabash Cannonball trip from Fort Wayne to Lafayette. Lynch said that that...