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November 16, 2023 in Uncategorized

$50,000 Matching Grant Kicks off Restoration of New York Central fleet

A famous 1940s-era passenger train is destined for restoration as part of a growing rail tourism attraction in the Midwest NEW HAVEN, INDIANA – Following the acquisition of seven vintage New…
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August 28, 2023 in News

New York Central Passenger Car Fleet Acquired for Excursion Service

Seven New York Central cars from the streamliner era of passenger rail are destined for excursion service in Northeast Indiana ROCHESTER, NEW YORK — As part of an ongoing investment…
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August 8, 2023 in News

Rail Tourism Effort Acquires Historic Train Station

A 141-year-old railroad station has been acquired by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society to support its expanding rail tourism programs in Northeast Indiana. PLEASANT LAKE, IND – The historic…
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July 10, 2023 in News, Project 358

Progress Rail Helps Transform Historic Locomotive

The restoration of a 1950s railroad locomotive has been invigorated by a collaboration with Progress Rail, a Caterpillar company. MUNCIE, IND – The mechanical overhaul of Nickel Plate Road diesel locomotive no.…
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