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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Join us for 2015

The start of a new year represents many things to us at the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society. Foremost, it is a season of planning as we look forward to creating a variety of memorable events and activities with our beloved steam locomotive no. 765. The time also allows us

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Santa Train carries on local railroad traditions

UPDATED 12/9/12: The Santa Train has enjoyed additional news coverage. WANE-15’s coverage of the 2014 Santa Train underscores its long tradition in the community. The Journal Gazette followed up on its original December 5th report with this story and video: A chance to have a chat with Santa Claus in

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Video: 21st Century Steam

Today marks our 42nd anniversary. On November 5th, 1972, a vision to return life to a rusting park monument took hold. That vision has become all that and much more. Enjoy this reflection on 42 years of preserving and making railroad history from our documentary, LISTEN FOR THE WHISTLE, now

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#Why765 Campaign

We all have them: The first experience. The exciting train ride. The all-day adventure. Hearing the whistle in the middle of the night. These are memories of the steam locomotive. We want to hear them and learn why you love this 765. On October 28th, the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical

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