Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society has announced a special appearance, and excursion for the Nickel Plate #765, a 2-8-4 "Berkshire," coal burning, Steam Locomotive built by Lima Locomotive works in 1944. The #765 is a Train Chasers favorite for good reason, she puts on quite the show!
Heres the scoop -
June 11, 2016 - Nickel Plate #765 will be
under steam and on display as part of the
"Franklin Park Fest featuring Railroad Days" held in Franklin Park, Illinois. Admission is Free!
More info at the Official Festival Website -www.villageoffranklinpark.com/events/railroaddaze/
June 12, 2016 - Nickel Plate #765 will lead a special excursion train called "The Varsity." Departing from "Glen of North Glenview" and Fox Lake, IL, the train will travel on Metra's "Milwaukee North Line" to Janesville WI. The Train will return the same day after a layover. A variety of seating options are available including First Class and Dome Cars.
For more info, and to Purchase Tickets, click here -
For more information on the Nickel Plate #765, visit the official website of the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society at ---> https://fortwaynerailroad.org/
And as always... be sure to check out our
MAINLINE STEAM page here at TrainChasers.com, for schedules of upcoming mainline steam excursions and appearances.
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