The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society (FWRHS) is pleased to announce that an anonymous donor has stepped forward to offer a matching grant for Project 358, the Society’s restoration of a vintage diesel locomotive from the Nickel Plate Road. Donations up to $5,358 will be matched dollar for dollar through December 31st.
Vintage locomotive will be used as teaching tool, mobile classroom
Society grants $2,500 toward restoration effort, offers special donor plates for donations over $100.00
As a small, but dedicated crew makes progress on restoring Nickel Plate Road diesel locomotive no. 358, the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society has dedicated an additional $2,500 into the restoration effort. The investment follows a $3,000 grant from Steel Dynamics in 2017.
Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI) has donated $3,000 to the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Inc. (FWRHS) for Project 358, an effort to restore its 1950s diesel locomotive, Nickel Plate Road no. 358. Read More