Slideshow: Historic Fort Wayne photos from The News-Sentinel

Roger Walker rescued his dog Sadie from his girlfriend's house at 1154 W. Main St. after wading two blocks in chest-deep water. Walker and a friend initially wouldn't leave the house for fear of theft. They finally were persuaded to leave, but Walker had to go back for Sadie.
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, arrived on their special train for a campaign stop in Fort Wayne on Sept. 15, 1952. Their visit was part of a whistle-stop swing of 12 Midwestern states. Rep. E. Ross Adair introduced the Republican candidate for president, who spoke to a crowd of 5,000 at Pennsylvania Railroad Station.
Former President Bill Clinton addresses the crowd in Kendallville Saturday morning at a rally at Fire Station One on West Drake Road. Clinton was touring the area on Saturday starting in Angola and traveling to Kendallville, Columbia City, Warsaw, Plymouth, La Porte and Indianapolis.
Old hands - Part of 1991 aging package.
Jimmy Carter 1976 visit
President Harry Truman and the Presidential Special pulled into the Pennsylvania Railroad Station on the afternoon of June 4, 1948. The president was greeted by former U.S. Sen. Samuel D. Jackson, who introduced the president to a small group of guests before Truman addressed a crowd of 3,000 to 4,000 people at the station. Here the president spoke with railroad employees H.L. Morrision, left, of Beaver Avenue, and Frank E. Buchanan of Faye Drive.
Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus step out of the Polar Express at Secret Rendezvous X to greet the first of thousands of children traveling the Santa Claus Special on Nov. 29, 1957. After greeting five trainloads of children, Santa was set to occupy his familiar spot at Wolf & Dessauer until Christmas Eve.
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay helps former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning with his sport coat during a halftime ceremony at an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Indianapolis. The Colts retired his number. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)


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