Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society
Founded in 1972, the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society (FWRHS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the railroading legacy of Northeast Indiana. The organization owns four historic locomotives, including the Nickel Plate Road no. 765m which is one of the world's last operating steam locomotives and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. FWRHS offers a variety of passenger excursions, railroad events, open houses, and education outreach programs throughout the year. As of April 2019, the FWRHS is working to open a rail-yard tourist park attraction on the riverfront in Fort Wayne.
Backstory and Context
"Our Story." Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society. Accessed April 3, 2019. https://fortwaynerailroad.org/about.
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