Engine Crew

Our engineers, firemen and servicing personnel spend thousands of hours bringing the Nickel Plate Road no. 765 to life each year

Train Crew

Our administrative staff and car attendants take our passengers back in time and help ensure each trip is better than the last

Shop Crew

Our shop forces are at work every weekend. While experience is great, we provide on the job training to preserve our heritage skills

WE’RE SEEKING THE SKILLS THAT MADE AMERICA

Our volunteers support and take part in some of the most challenging and satisfying railroad preservation in the Midwest, racking up thousands of hours each month preserving railroad and operating steam locomotive no. 765 through dozens of cities each year and bringing railroad history back to life at our home in Northeast Indiana.

Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds come from around the country and our supporters are comprised of couples, families, railroad fans, retirees, railroad employees and more.

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

Fill out the Volunteer Application Form below. All Society volunteers must be current members in good standing.

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VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

• administrative staff and sales
• docents and car hosts
• conductors and brakemen
• locomotive and servicing crew

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

• wood working and upholstery
• machinist/part fabrication
• welding
• electrician
• sanding
• plumbing

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

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