Railroad attraction moves forward, society rechristens locomotive to honor city history

NEW HAVEN, INDIANA – The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society (FWRHS) made several important announcements today, revealing a major cosmetic change to historic steam locomotive no. 765 and releasing new renderings and information on its riverfront attraction project, Headwaters Junction. “The 765 was preserved by the City of Fort Wayne...

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Railroad society announces 2016 Open House, Throttle Time and more

Friday, August 19th Press Conference, 10:30AM. Open House, 10AM-4PM Saturday, August 20th Open House featuring Members Day, 10AM-4PM Sunday, August 21st Open House, 12PM-4PM The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society will host its Open House on August 19th, 20th and 21st! Our annual event features the live steam display of...

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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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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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