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Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society

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This is NOT a museum; this is a huge mechanical repair shop, dirty, greasy and filled with heavy... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Chesterton, Indiana
Fun for All

A tradition every year! The inside of the building changes, it always has the big engine and this... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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26 Aug 2018
4 Feb 2018
“Fun for All”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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15808 Edgerton Road, New Haven in 46774, Fort Wayne, IN 46774
+1 260-493-0765
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is NOT a museum; this is a huge mechanical repair shop, dirty, greasy and filled with heavy equipment and dangers for most people! Visit at your own risk!

1  Thank Virgil1944
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A tradition every year! The inside of the building changes, it always has the big engine and this time food and drinks, which was nice and a portable toilet. You have to get tickets as soon as they go on sale. They sell out fast....More

Thank Charlotte272
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I cannot recommend this place enough. We had a group of 17 come and rent one of the cabooses for the ride with Santa and it was a fantastic time. All of the workers were extremely nice and helpful, plus they had a little gift...More

4  Thank Vacation_Commander
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

They had a fundraiser with a 400 ton steam engine and $4 rides on a caboose. Worth the drive out there to see the old train engine working. They even had a couple of passenger cars to walk through and another smaller engine that wasn't...More

1  Thank SupaDaveF
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We went to the open house for the 765. It was packed but we'll worth the wait for everything. All of the staff are volunteers and very knowledgeable! The 765 is in great condition thanks to them. Definitely recommend seeing this steam engine!

Thank dan22swoosh
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I took the Varsity Steam Excursion from Glen View to Janesville on June 12th and it was a fun ride from beginning to end. The 765 Nickel Plate was amazing! They had many vintage cars on this excursion and the ones I was able to...More

1  Thank Maria F
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The 765 is a old steam engine the comes to this location. Got to check there website for activities going on.

2  Thank Katrina S
Reviewed 13 September 2015

The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society has a restored Berkshire steam locomotive 765 that is used sometimes to pull excursion trains. I was fortunate enough to take the excursion on August 22 that actually left and returned to Bethlehem. It appears the website keeps a...More

1  Thank Bruce M
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Scott D
7 March 2016|
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Response from Katrina S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, If you check there website for when the 765 is there to see. or if you Facebook they are there.