The locomotive was used for freight service on the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railroad.
No. 765 spent its first nineteen years on the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern before being sold to the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway as #1330 in 1948. She was retired from revenue service when the DM&IR dieselized in 1962.
It is now a static display at the Gary Depot in Gary, IN.
No. 765 is the only remaining steam locomotive from the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railroad.
The locomotive's lease ended in 1962, when the locomotive was donated to the city of Gary, IN.
It has been on display in Gateway Park on E 4th Ave ever since.