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Nickel Plate Road Engine No. 765 steams through Fort Wayne

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To see it

What: Nickel Plate Road Engine No. 765 pulls an excursion train of 15 vintage passenger cars from Fort Wayne to Lafayette and back.

When: Returns 5:30-6 p.m. Sunday

Where: Do It Best offices at 6502 Nelson Road, between Fort Wayne and New Haven. The train will be visible as it passes through the near-south and west sides of Fort Wayne.

Information: Track the engine's location at http://fortwaynerailroad.org/track-765 or on Twitter at NickelPlate765.

Safety notes: Don't trespass on private property, and stay a safe distance from the train and the railroad tracks.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 11:31 am

The Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society's steam locomotive Nickel Plate Road Engine No. 765 stopped in Allen County on Saturday to load up passengers for a round trip. The train left Sunday morning with more passengers and will return in the evening. Check back to see more on the engine at news-sentinel.com and Monday's News-Sentinel. (Courtesy photo by Erika Wyss)