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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Listen for the Whistle: Now Available

From a city park in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the world-famous Horseshoe Curve, ride along with the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society and its incredible time machine as it inspires and educates thousands throughout the Midwest. Created from over 4,000 hours of footage from 42 years of railroad preservation, LISTEN...

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Travel Refreshed

To celebrate the upcoming release of Listen for the Whistle, we’re premiering Travel Refreshed, a special short film that brings a classic, vintage advertisement to life with the power of the 765. Travel Refreshed represents an era when the railroad was the country’s icon of industry and innovation; ubiquitous in...

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Young volunteers adopt steam locomotive

The railroad historical society’s youngest volunteers have chosen one of the oldest steam locomotives in the state as their project. Troy Kleman, Bryson Sleppy, and Jerett Godeke talk us through the early stages of cosmetic repair on one of two remaining Wabash Railroad steam locomotives in the world. Formerly Wabash...

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