765! A Twenty First Century Survivor

Rich Melvin
Item #83134

Learn more about the 765! Through fascinating on-the-road-stories from Rich Melvin, 765’s Operations Manager and Engineer for 34 years.
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Learn more about one of the most active steam locomotives running today from Rich Melvin, 765’s Operations Manager and Engineer for 34 years. You’ll find a collection of fascinating on-the-road-stories about 765 along with the overhaul back to like-new specs.

Including over 200 photos that have never before been published, this 192 page book provides more detail about this 404-ton monster machine owned by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society. The 765 pulled special excursion trains all over the eastern United States, the “New River Trains” through the New River Gorge for many years, and has run around the world-famous Horseshoe Curve near Altoona, Pennsylvania. 
 
Author: Rich Melvin
Pages: 192
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