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    Society receives donation for Headwaters Junction study

    FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Inc. (FWRHS) marks the beginning of its 2015 excursion season with an inaugural trip out of Fort Wayne and news of a major donation toward making a combined railroad and riverfront attraction a reality. Steel Dynamics has donated $15,000 toward...

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    Nickel Plate No. 765 to operate trips out of Steamtown National Historic Site

    SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA – One of the biggest steam locomotive stars in North America will roll into Scranton to celebrate RailFest 2015 and the 100th anniversary of the Nicholson Bridge, officially referred to as the Tunkhannock Creek Viaduct. On September 5th-7th, steam locomotive No. 765 will operate trips to the Delaware...

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    Ticket sales begin for Indiana and Ohio trips

    On May 13th at 6PM (EDT), tickets for steam locomotive no. 765’s first trips of the year will arrive at fortwaynerailroad.org or by phone at 1-888-718-4253. Prices and additional details for each trip are available here. Tickets for the Erie Limited between Buffalo and Corning New York and the Lehigh...

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    Engine Crew: Rachel

    Who says trains are just for boys?

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    Norfolk Southern features No. 765 in 2015 excursion season

    FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – World-famous steam locomotive No. 765 and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society will once again partner with Norfolk Southern Corporation to operate a series of special passenger excursions in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York as part of Norfolk Southern’s 21st Century Steam Program. No. 765...

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    Podcast features NKP no. 765 engineer, operations manager

    The Roundhouse Podcast recently recorded an interview with Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society Operations Manager and locomotive engineer Rich Melvin. “Starting his railroad career on the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad, Rich eventually worked his way up to being the Superintendant of Operations for the Youngstown Division of the Ohio...