2015 Santa Train

Ticket sales will begin on November 18th at 6pm. 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 Plate Road...

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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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NKP 765 Bowmanstown PA. Water stop

Logistics, planning and volunteers key to 765’s excursion trip eastward

The News-Sentinel covered the ever increasing challenges – and rewards – in operating the 765: The 765 was active the majority of the weekends it was gone, including three straight in July and early August beginning with the Wabash Cannonball trip from Fort Wayne to Lafayette. Lynch said that that...

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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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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 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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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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