After a weekend of events in the Chicagoland area, NKP 765 begins its trek home as it passes through Elmwood Park, IL on a beautiful Summer evening. The train is heading west for Franklin Park whe... (more)
NKP 765 pushes through the far western neighborhood of Galewood as it enters the City of Chicago for the first time in over 20 years. Saturday, the locomotive attended Franklin Park Railroad Daze ... (more)
NKP 765 deadheads up the IHB as it slams the BNSF diamonds at McCook.. This was taken from the "pedestrian friendly" Joliet Rd overpass. The train will run up the IHB to Franklin Park an... (more)
NKP 765 sits in Franklin Park as a inbound Metra train passes it up. The 765 would shove back to Western Ave yard once this inbound cleared B-12.
NKP 765 works its way through the Chicago suburbs en route for Metra's Western Ave Coach Yard. The train will get on the IHB at Chicago Ridge, run up to Franklin Park and then shove across the El... (more)
The Metramco steel beneficiation plant provides the background for FOTR's No. 3664 as she pulls away from Zonderwater siding.
FOTR's No. 3664 leaves Cullinan town early in the morning. The headgear of the Cullinan Diamond Mine is seen in the background. The largest rough gem-quality diamond (621.35 g/1.36 Pounds) ever fo... (more)
NKP 765 makes its way west through Franklin Park, passing under the classic Milwaukee Road signal bridge.
Echoing the sights, sounds, and smells of Milwaukee Road passenger and freight trains of the past is Nickel Plate Road 765 coming off of Metra's Fox Lake Subdivision at Rondout with The Varsit... (more)
The Varsity, led by NKP Berkshire 765, crosses the former EJ&E and passes Rondout Tower. Just up ahead, the train will access Metra's Fox Lake Sub.
NKP 765 makes a ferry move down the IHB in La Grange, bound for Western Avenue in Chicago. It would be displayed at Franklin Park Railroad Daze the next day.
Wasting no time down the WSOR's Fox Lake Subdivision, NKP 765 looks and sounds great as she rolls through Darien, WI.
NKP 765 thunders southward through rural Rock County on it way back to Glenview.
NKP 765 rolls over the Rock River in Janesville, where shortly the whole train will be turned and head back south towards Chicagoland.
NKP 765 leads the Varsity excursion over the Rock River Bridge