2015 in Review

Was 2015 business as usual? Yes – and hardly. If the business of mainline steam can be summed up in the safe and enjoyable experiences of several thousand men, women and families behind our living time machine, then the 765 punched the clock. While the 765 and her crew have...

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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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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 fortwaynerailroad.org 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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