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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Legacy Fort Wayne Calls Railroad, Riverfront Idea “Bold, Transformative”

FORT WAYNE, INDIANA – Legacy Fort Wayne, a program of community investment started by Mayor Tom Henry, released its official recommendation for the initial use of up to $20 million in Legacy funds, naming the Headwaters Junction proposal as “big, bold, and transformative” and an idea that “should not be...

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765 Crew at Train Festival 2011

Wasatch Railroad Contractors interviewed Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society members after a successful mainline run during Train Festival 2011 in Rock Island, IL. The interview with fireman Kelly Lynch and engineer Rich Melvin begins at 11:46.

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765 Test Runs

After a 12 year absence, the 765 is unleashed on the mainline in a series of break-in runs after an exhaustive five year rebuilding.

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