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At the turn of the 20th Century, Fort Wayne, Indiana was one of the most industrious railroad towns in the Midwest. Connected by rail to every major city in the nation, it was also home to high speed passenger trains and the revered steam locomotive.

Now, the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society offers outstanding, educational experiences through the operation of one of the last surviving steam locomotives in the world: Nickel Plate Road no. 765.


As our beloved @NickelPlate765 wraps up another season, we want to thank @CSX for their assistance in safely and successfully getting the 765 locomotive to and from @CVSRR. The company's support of rail preservation in recent years is nothing short of remarkable.

Train lovers: @FortWayneRails @NickelPlate765 will pass through Mortimer (btwn #Findlay/Van Buren on Main) shortly. There's no ETA, but there's a live GPS tracker & regular updates here: