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765 to operate excursion to Galesburg Railroad Days in June

UPDATE: June 17th. These trips have been cancelled. For more information, please review our statemet here: http://fortwaynerailroad.org/2016/06/galesburg-zephyr-annulled/ CHICAGO, May 24, 2016 – For the first time in over a decade, a steam-powered passenger excursion will depart downtown Chicago Union Station on June 25th and 26th.

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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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Years of Progress, Miles of Celebration

Updated 8/20/12 – New dates for St. Louis deadhead Updated! Track the 765 on its routes here! On July 20th, steam locomotive no. 765 embarks on one of its busiest excursion season in recent history. July through September will see the 765 operating special passenger trains for Norfolk Southern’s 30th...

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765 to Help Celebrate Norfolk Southern’s 30th Anniversary

The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society is proud to announce that restored Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no. 765 has been tapped to help celebrate Norfolk Southern’s 30th Anniversary. The locomotive will pull a special business train, operating out of the railroad’s terminals in Fort Wayne, Elkhart, and Muncie, Indiana...

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