Throttle Time & Firing Time | Steam in the Valley

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Climb aboard, whistle off, and become the engineer of restored Nickel Plate Road steam locomotive no. 765! All proceeds benefit the ongoing maintenance and operation of this historic, living time machine!

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• Select your experience - as an engineer, fireman, or both!


May 16th, 2022
7600 Canal Road, Independence, Ohio 44125

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- 30 minutes of Throttle Time: $999.00
- 30 minutes of Firing Time: $299.00

Each Throttle Time Session includes:

- 3 miles running forward
- 3 miles running backward
- 5 car train
- Up to 15MPH

Participants will observe and receive instruction and operate the 765 for approximately 30 minutes at speeds up to 15MPH. Participants can also add 30 minutes in the fireman’s seat. All participants must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid driver’s license and be in good health. No guests will be permitted in the cab. Friends and families members may watch departure and arrival at Fitztwater Yard.

Owned and operated by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, Inc., the 765 operates in excursion and public exhibition service throughout the United States. For more information on the 765, visit

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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad 7600 Canal Road
Cleveland, OH 44125
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