Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society shared Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum's post.
1 week ago
What's your railroad preservation dream? Here's an incredible story of one that came true...The power of the railroad transcends generations and the journey of Nickel Plate Road no. 757 is the perfect example. In 1981, Mad River's President Bill Fuehring (insert photo, right) made the first of several overtures to bring the 757 back to Bellevue. 38 years later - and 13 years after Bill passed away - his son Dwayne (left) successfully realized his father's dream this week after years of negotiations and hard work. Bill was one of Mad River's founding members and thanks to the effort of Dwayne and countless others, his spirit lives on and the 757 has finally come home. ... See MoreSee Less